Monthly Archives: June 2011

Cliff Lee and Robin Roberts

Cliff Lee shut out the Red Sox in a masterful performance last night by, in the words of Dustin Pedroia, pitching his butt off.  The Sox recounted how appreciative they were that Cliff signed with the Phillies instead of the … Continue reading

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I blogged about the Big Joe Talent Show last September, and tonight we sat in on our first show of the Summer 2011 season. Big Joe is self-effacing about his size, and he rips off joke after joke as fillers … Continue reading

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Where Has (God) Bless You Gone?

Morning Starbucks.  Man buries his gaze in the newspaper.  Woman burrows her gaze into her laptop.  I sneeze.  No reaction.  No “God Bless You”, or even the non-theologic “Bless You”. What’s the origin of the term, anyway?  Snopes has a … Continue reading

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Press Party at Popper’s Penguins

Here I be in M&M tie M & Me loving our summer schedule yesterday inaugurating the first day of summer today (Thursday) afternoon off to take Carson, Kayla, and The Twins to Mr. Popper’s Penguins.  Ice, ice, baby.  

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Celebrating Israel Multifold – Part 2

I mentioned previously that I spent the celebration of Israeli Independence Day (Yom Ha’atzmaut) with my father and stepmother.  My father’s classmate in graduate school, Irv Bennett, sent me a link to this stirring video of a celebration in Israel … Continue reading

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Thistle Island/Candlewood Lake Boating – Part 3

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Thistle Island/Candlewood Lake – Part 2

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