Category Archives: Holidays

Happy Halloween!

Picture014.jpg Orig­i­nal­ly uploaded by janelle gun­ther. A nerdy jack-o-lantern. Reminds me of when I helped cre­ate the Pump­kin­Cam™, a web­cam pump­kin where the cam­era looked out of the eyes. That was back when I worked at Ziff-Davis Inter­ac­tive. Many (har­vest) moons ago…

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Fireworks, a Moving Van and Metro-Survivalists

We went to the July 4th fire­works on the Charles Riv­er for the last time. Maybe it was my thoughts about our upcom­ing exo­dus and the descent of pub­lic life in the US to a crass cor­po­rate-spon­­sored mar­ket­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty, or per­haps it was just a deci­sion by some tacky TV pro­duc­er, but this year Boston’s […]

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Why I Don't Celebrate Valentines Day

OK. I want to get this out of the way before it hits tomor­row, but I strong­ly dis­like Valen­tines Day. Note that I don’t say ‘hate’. Hate implies some unspo­ken issue that forces strong emo­tions to the sur­face. When a teen boy or girl says they ‘hate’ some­one or some­thing, it’s usu­al­ly because they have […]

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