Monthly Archives: January 2011

Banks of Snow and Memories

Remember the feeling, gazing out the window, waiting for the first flakes to descend from an overcast winter sky?  Then the anticipation of enough density to have school cancelled.  The lazy day filled with sleds, hot chocolate, and TV.  When … Continue reading

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On Snow Plows, Snow Piles, Snow Cones, Pleistocenes and Winter Scenes

Another round of snow overnight, falling at the rate of 2 inches per hour at one stretch, plows with their rhythmic beeps as soothing as nails scraping across a chalkboard cleared blacktop on major streets.  Snow piled up in the … Continue reading

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American Girl Day

What an enterprise, this American Girl experience is.  And they say it’s a down economy?  Not on account of my girls and grand-girls, and their adopted American Girls. The ladies made a day of it in the City, transported on … Continue reading

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A University of Another Kind

What kind of University does a 4 year-old attend?  B.U.  No, not Boston University.  It’s Bounce U!  Their motto is our kids bounce inside our walls instead of off yours.  Actually not, but it’s what I thought of while hanging … Continue reading

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Three Weeks Until Pitchers and Catchers Report

Glancing at my Harry & Whitey tandem Bobble Heads, I’ll be darned if I’m not starting to get Spring Training Phever. Rogers Hornsby, one of the greatest ever to play the game, was quoted as saying: “People ask me what … Continue reading

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The Wealthy and Wise in Other Mens’ Eyes

On November 17, 2010, the President named fifteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  The Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made notable contributions to the security or national interests of … Continue reading

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Wintery Scenes From Point Pleasant Beach

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Smart Contact Lenses: Disease Management and Augmented Reality

Contact lenses can be used smartly, such as Corneal Reshaping Therapy applied to alter the power of the eye non-surgically and reduce the need for glasses.  The current issue of the New Scientist, one of my favorite periodicals out of the … Continue reading

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Mindy Smith – The Best Unknown Singer You’ll Ever Know

The snowstorm that blew up the Coastline last night made for some nice Sarah McLachlan listening, and was enough of a nuisance to delay our local Starbucks opening this morning, but didn’t buy me a day off from the office.  … Continue reading

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Another Blizzard, Another Night with Sarah McLachlan

Here we are again, another night of this winter 2010-11 with a snowstorm plowing through the Northeast Region. We agreed that nobody does winter better than Sarah McLachlin, this time with a little bit of help from her friends. <object … Continue reading

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