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Month: June, 2004

Deadly S’mores

Last night at about 9:15 I heard the tell-tale diesel engine sound of a fire engine. In front of my house. This is the kind of sound you want to hear when you call them, and you don’t want to hear when you haven’t. I flew out of the house to see if there were […]

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Moon, Spoon, June

Last day of June. Crap. I experienced some good June activities, but I don’t feel like I took advantage of anything. It was kind of cold for June, maybe I thought it was still April or something. Tomorrow is July. I guarantee in 31 days I’m going to be freaking out about July being gone. […]

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Day Two: More Dodgeball

My son has been introduced to the joy that is dodgeball. Not the Ben Stiller movie, which I have heard is pretty funny, in a BASEketball kind of way. I loved BASEketball, so I’m sure Dodgeball is right up my alley. No, Junior’s introduction was via the Leominster Rec department’s playground program. We call it […]

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They Lost…Eventually

Joined up with the Littleton contingent to attend a Lowell Spinners game last night. Great night, fantastic ball park. Eventually the players might get some kind of rhythm that marks them as pro ball players. Okay, that was kind of snarky, and it is a single-A ball club, but there were some plays out there […]

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Looking Sharp

Had Junior’s graduation ceremony at the daycare center today. It was mostly for the kids who did Preschool there, but the kindergarteners were a part of it too. They sang songs and got a diploma – it was all very sweet. The off to the mall to look for tie sneakers for him. He’s been […]

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Today

Photos from today at Crane’s Beach.

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30 Degrees

Man oh man, it’s 30 degrees warmer at home than it was at the beach. Not what we had planned when we set off this morning. So now we’re all settled in my sister’s pool, the way God intended.

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icy hot

I’m at the beach right now. It’s 58 degrees.

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Yahoo! Movies: Movie News –

Is this really what Yahoo! Movies: Movie News meant?

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Pre-Order This Book!

Mary Shomon’s latest book, The Thyroid Diet : Manage Your Metabolism for Lasting Weight Loss is due out in September, and it’s already #75 on the Amazon.com sales list! I’m pre-ordering my copy today. I saw Mary two weeks ago and she looks great. Remember to pre-order from my link to help support the Big […]

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