Monthly Archives: January 2008

Whew, what a relief!

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Raise a glass!

Twenty years ago today, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera opened in the Majestic Theatre on Broadway.

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I didn’t use force, Your Honor, honest!

Last spring, I bought some “forced” flowering plants in little pots–a hyacinth and some mini-daffodils. When they died back, I intended to plant the bulbs out in my garden–but I never got around to it. A few weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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Heartwarming story for today

With all the gruesome tales we hear about cruelty to animals, it’s nice to get a balance, and be reminded that more people love animals than not. Cat stowaway makes it home again I’m touched by the fact that not … Continue reading

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I finally got ‘em!

For several years now, I’ve been seeing deer tracks around my house–not only in the snow, in winter, but any time during the year when the ground was soft enough. Once or twice I’ve stepped outside at night and been … Continue reading

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Hmmmm….

You know what? As an alumnus…I just may go to the commencement festivities this year. Even if I have to rent an academic gown. ‘Harry Potter’ creator J.K. Rowling to speak at Harvard

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For all Viggo Mortensen fans…promise not to scream :-)

This is just too priceless. Last week, the Boston Globe reported on a local taping of Howard Zinn’s book, A People’s History of the United States, with some fairly well-known performers contributing their voices, including Danny Glover, Viggo Mortensen, David … Continue reading

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I just need to vent, Part 2!

Fifteen days into the new year, and I’m still wrangling with corporate bureaucracies and trying to get the services I’m paying for from the telephone company, FCHP and my bank.

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For all the writers out there…

…especially writers who are also movie buffs. This was posted to the Broad Universe e-list.

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I’m snowed in and waiting for a call back, so, silly meme under cut…

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