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Gloucester Cruise (Easter, 2017) - Stacy Blvd. Shot
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Baby Bunny we called Cottonball, Norwood MA (backyard - Jun 18, 2017)
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Gloucester Boating (weird sky), Spring 2017
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Gloucester Cruise (Easter, 2017)
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Red Barn in Snow, Bolton MA (Feb. 2017)
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Long Beach/Beach Haven, NJ (December 2016)
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Surf City, NJ (December 2016)
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Supermoon November 2016
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Fall Cleanup (October, 2016)
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Somerville Bike Path (10.18.16)
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Natick Falls, Natick MA (10.16.16)
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Sunset at Ten Pound Light, Gloucester MA (9.24.16)
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Rooftop Pool, Gloucester MA (9.24.16)
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Prospect Hill Tower, Somerville MA (9.20.16)
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View of Boston from Prospect Hill, Somerville MA (9.20.16)
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Bigelow Chapel, Mount Auburn Cemetary (Sept. 2016)
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Winslow and Tiki (Sept. 2016)
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Pemaquid Point Shot, Maine August 2016
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Zen along Ocean Point, Maine (August 2016)
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Mystic Seaport Dusk, Mystic CT (7/3/16)
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Rocks and Roses along Penobscot Penisula (8/9/16)
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Atlantic Puffin Shot #3, Eastern Egg Rock Island, Maine (8.9.16)
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Atlantic Puffin Shot #2, Eastern Egg Rock Island, Maine (8.9.16)
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Atlantic Puffin Shot #1, Eastern Egg Rock Island, Maine (8.9.16)
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Rock Harbor, Orleans Cape Cod Sunset July 2016
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First Encounter Beach, Cape Cod MA July 2016
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First Encounter Beach, Cape Cod MA July 2016
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Chatham Light Beach, Chatham MA July 2016
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Chatham Light, Chatham MA July 2016
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Highland Light, Truro MA July 2016
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Cape Cod Windmill, Easton MA July 2016
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Greyson the Alpaca, Hubburdston MA July 2016
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Mystic Seaport Sunset, Mystic CT (7/3/16)
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Sea Lion, Mystic CT (7/3/16)
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Sailing around Windmill Point, Hull, MA (7/2/16)
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Sailing around Windmill Point, Hull, MA (7/2/16)
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Boston Light (7/1/16)
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Point Judith Light Area, Narragansett, RI (6.12.16)
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Lighthouse Mailbox, Somewhere in RI (6.12.16)
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Pemaquid Point Maine 2011 (re-issue 6.6.16) - I'm jonesing to get back there. I have a thing for lighthouses and puffins. Maybe this summer!
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Approaching Infinity, Scituate, MA (6.4.16)
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Visiting Cohasset (6.4.16)
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Approaching Minot Light off Cohasset coast (5.29.16)
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Thursday, June 21, 2018

08:23 AM EST [Link] First Day of Summer [comments: 0]
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Happy first day of Summer!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

02:48 PM EST [Link] Summer in Full Swing [comments: 0]
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Boston Swan Boats and Swan

Monday, June 18, 2018

03:03 PM EST [Link] Feeling Like Summa [comments: 0]
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It's been a couple of hot ones! Enjoy this summer sunset from some time back. I'm still trying to get over this cold - luckily for me, LD has been taking very good care of me. Oh! Also, I did finally get a chance to steam corn in the Instant Pot and I got to say - it comes out really nice! The husks slide right off and it tastes really sweet - so two thumbs up for that! Just plop them in with the husks, but cut off the two ends. Then add two cups of water, set it to Steam mode and set for 3 minutes - and then it's done and ready to eat!

Sunday, June 17, 2018

10:01 AM EST [Link] Sunday ... [comments: 0]
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Saturday, June 16, 2018

12:46 PM EST [Link] The Return of the Bunnies! [comments: 0]
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The return of the Dedham Bunnies! Sadly, did not win any of the raffles.

10:03 AM EST [Link] Saturday [comments: 0]
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Blue Nubble

Ugh. Seemed to have come down with a case of the sniffles. Hoping to overcome them. Summer colds are the worst. Caught another episode of Cloak&Dagger, it's starting to get pretty good now - looks like next ep they finally start working together!

Friday, June 15, 2018

08:37 AM EST [Link] Mystery Neighbors Project [comments: 0]
So the next door neighbors appear to be building something along their house with a long line of what appear to some kind of wire cages. Just what the hell contraption are they making? I can't figure out what the heck it is supposed to be. And now there's a pile of rocks (more like rubble if you ask me) sitting out in their driveway, which I assume is for whatever assinine project this is supposed to be. But again, I can't heads or tails of what it supposed to be. If they would ever move along and finish constructing it, then perhaps I'll know, but until then, I am perplexed.

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At least, I can say, TGIF!

I spent the last hour or so feeding the various hydrangeas and cutting down the dead growth. Really want them to flower again as some of them were not. However, I can see from my last application that there are buds, even on the one that never budded since we got it 5 or so years ago, so, sweet!

Thursday, June 14, 2018

08:41 AM EST [Link] Sunsets Over Zakim [comments: 1]
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Boston, MA

This pic was actually taken a while back, finally got around to processing it now - looks really cool printed out large too - this may be one that I could consider selling around. Looking forward to the weekend, have a couple of fun things planned. One thing is in Dedham to appear to be bringing back the Bunny Art project from a few years ago (2012!) which was a huge hit. Definitely want to check that out.

Well, saw a new one today. Out for a walk at lunchtime out back on the Alewife Reservation, ended up seeing a deer in the brush! Not so unusual to see a deer in the suburbs, but in Cambridge? First time I've ever seen that here.

This evening while I was watering the plants we had some growing again from last year but I didn't remember what it is. So I took a pic of it on my phone and feed it through Google Lens (a part of Google Photos app now as well as a standalone app) and it was able to identify what it was using AI. Pretty sweet!

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

08:53 AM EST [Link] Hump Day [comments: 0]
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I rode the bike in this morning, taking a chance as it may rain later this afternoon, but it was just so nice out this morning not to. Actually I've been riding most the week. They're supposed to close part of the bike path that I use for 3 months to redo drainage and repaving and such, which will be a real pain to be sure, but that hasn't started yet. Also they've finally ripped out the sidewalk in front of the house - hopefully they can get that all done real quick. Other than that, just waiting to get to the weekend so I can possibly revisit scenes like the one above.

Monday, June 11, 2018

01:23 PM EST [Link] Let Down Your Hair, Rapunzel! [comments: 0]
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Last night finally got a chance to catch up on Cloak & Dagger. So far it's pretty good, but I wish the two of them would just start working together already. I also caught that Eddie Money reality show and I can tell you that it's pretty terrible. Looks like you will be able to binge watch all the episodes in order on Saturday but I can assure you I won't be doing that.

We grilled turkey burgers outside last night for dinner and it came out much better this time, along with some peppers and broccoli. I spent part of the time planting the new rose bush, Burgundy Iceberg Floribunda Rose, hoping it'll be way more flashy than the cheap roses that were growing there and were placed by the previous homeowners.

Went down to Redbones for dinner tonight at their annual bike party and get a raffle chance at a new bike while there. Didn't win any bikes but did have a nice little pulled pork sandwich and two sides. I actually do not care for their sides, I find them rather tasteless, but I ate it anyway and the sandwich was great.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

12:38 PM EST [Link] Trials of the Baby Blue Jay [comments: 1]
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Seen in the backyard, apprehensively leaving the nest for its first time. Later on, struggling to get off the ground, Mama comes by with a snack.

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Saturday, June 9, 2018

09:11 PM EST [Link] Marshfield Lobsters and Plymouth Sights [comments: 0]
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Started off the day with a walk over to the town square to check out it's Art in the Park - mostly in how to get ideas as to hoe to display some of my work in the future. Some of the stuff there was pretty good, although I think my stuff looks just as good if not better. Then it was off to MArshfield for lunch. LD had heard of this place that serves Monster Lobster rolls, so we went and partook of some - Green Harbor - delicious. To wrap up our jonesin' for some sea air we hit Plymouth, where I took a bunch of shots of the various lobster artworks around town, my favorite being the Rocking Lobster with was adorned with electric guitars and other musical instruments and accompaniments (photos to come). While there we tried some Hawaiian Shaved Ice, which actually ended up being just ice with food coloring, which is what I thought it might be but decided to take a shot. Remind us never to get that again. Later in day, after I got a new rosebush with purple roses (hopefully) which I need to plant tomorrow, we ran into Ernie Boch Jr. again trolling up beside us in a vehicle I could not identify. Always see him scooting about town it seems. Ended up the day eating greek salads from this awesome place down by the airport while chillin out to some 48 Hours, sucking down some Mike's Hard Lemonade Mango (the Watermelon flavor is my new favorite however, very sweet and very smooth).

Friday, June 8, 2018

02:53 PM EST [Link] Productive Friday [comments: 0]
Pretty productive day for me today! I went ahead and gathered all the fallen tree limbs that were strewn over the yard since March and hewed them down with the chainsaw into smaller pieces, and then bagged them up as yard waste. Then I went ahead and mowed both the front and back lawns, and even vacuumed the house, upstairs and downstairs.

For lunch I decided to hit this little cafe in town that we like, and got some grilled salmon over rice with a side salad. It was delicious!

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My green thumb has been really productive, as evidenced by these lupines and salvia growing alongside the back patio. Very pleased with the outcome thus far! Looks like some of the lettuce is ready to be picked as well, It's not much, but it doesn't take much to make me happy. It's just the act of actually growing something to fruition. That's what I enjoy.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

07:37 AM EST [Link] Kudos to Me, and Outdoor Movies? [comments: 0]
I'd like to thank @lightouses_around_the_world for featuring my shot of Ned's Point Lighthouse over on Instagram! So, thank you again!

Here's this year's list for movies by moonlight down by the Boaton Harbor Hotel. Maybe this'll be the year I check one out there. (I tend to like their selections more over most other outdoor movies like over on the Hatch Shell because they are more adult).

I want to watch the premiere of Cloak & Dagger tonight but it's on FreeForm (WTF channel is that???) I'll have to look for it tonight and see if we have it. Loved them back in the '80s Spidey comics. Update: I just found it! So I've set the DVR to record the first two episodes! Sweet!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

12:53 PM EST [Link] Sailing Under the Bridge [comments: 0]
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Monday, June 4, 2018

10:56 AM EST [Link] Grey Skies [comments: 0]
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Looks to be a somewhat cold, dreary, rainy week ahead. Perfect for a Monday, right? Yesterday was much sunnier, although a little bit cool. It was a perfect opportunity to catch up on some things though, such as finally getting my car washed. You wouldn't believe all the pollen from the trees just coming off that thing. That's the problem of being in a neighborhood surrounded by trees. After that we hit a quick trip to the Sanctuary but we only stayed for a little bit. Then it was off to the pet and grocery stores to get much needed items. Typical weekend errand stuff. The rest of the day was just chillin', taking care of the various plantings, and getting ready for the week. Oh, I also grilled some burgers and chicken, but I wasn't pleased with the outcome - I think I overcooked them this time, still ok, but not my preferred consistency. Not everyday can be glamorous, unfortunately.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

08:47 AM EST [Link] DP2 [comments: 0]
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Ned's Point

Off to finally see DeadPool 2 tonight with our double date frands! In the meantime...

lup6218 (94k image)Our Lupines finally opened up and they look amazing - they remind me of firework popping or a rocket taking off - really cool looking flower.

All through the summer Boston is having a bunch of museums and cultural institutions be free admission on Fridays which I think I'm going to try to take advantage of, assuming I can find the time.

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DP2 was great! I think we all really enjoyed it, especially the surprise endings!

Friday, June 1, 2018

10:09 AM EST [Link] June 1, 2018 [comments: 0]
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Happy unofficial start of summer! Here's another picture from Acorn Street I shot a little while back. Anyways, this am I had a dentist appt for a cleaning, so all is good there. I always get a little anxious when I have to go, but I tell myself it's to help me. I was in and out of there within a half hour. Everything is fine. I stayed up til midnight last night watching the Cavs and Warriors go at it. Looks like the Cavs might have had it but one of their players screwed up in the end not knowing the score (WTH?) and the Warriors took advantage and won Game 1 in OT. LeBron must be PISSED! First player to score 50 in a playoff game but lose.

I've been reading this book about Nina McCall, and it's fascinating and scary. It also helps that it's excellently written. Two thumbs up from me.


Well, that didn't take long. These new sidewalk bump-outs already caused an accident right in front of the house at the intersection. Stretcher took one of them away - good idea guys. This street is simply not wide enough to accommodate these things. Plus they have these weird mini bump outs in the worst places which force you over to the other side of the street into oncoming traffic. Uhmmm - who came up with this design?

Thursday, May 31, 2018

01:27 PM EST [Link] Iris 2018 [comments: 0]
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My special irises finally popped! So fragrant, too. Just walking into to yard you can smell them from far away. Too bad they only bloom for a week or so and then that's it until next year.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

01:48 PM EST [Link] Trial and Terror [comments: 0]
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Been a while since I posed a game on here to play - this one is pretty good.


My handlebar extender arrived today. It took so long because when I ordered it I didn't realize it was coming from some dude in China, but I installed it tonight and mounted my light on to it and it looks to work perfectly so I am pleased.

Monday, May 28, 2018

10:36 AM EST [Link] A New Visitor [comments: 0]
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Look who I found out front while trying to remove an old dead rosebush this morning! Pretty good low key day off - did a little home BBQing, did a bunch of yard work - including planting a new butterfly bush to honor Angel and to take the place of the now removed dead rosebush. Place is looking up! Also finally got our Fuschia and a new Blue Fescue, and a little cucumber plant for the raised bed.

Sunday, May 27, 2018

10:48 AM EST [Link] HMD BBQ [comments: 0]
Need to make a salad (new recipe including arugula and possibly strawberry, avocado, tomatoes, cucumber and cheese) before heading over to today's BBQ hosted by our double date buds. Might also hit the farm beforehand because I want to purchase our fuschias - it's become a yearly tradition! Also, a handyman guy we know is finally coming over to hang up the flashing that blew off the side of the house back in March.

More later...

Well, the BBQ was fun but for some reason the handyman never made it over!

Speaking of over, so is the Celtics improbable run to the Finals as LeBron closed the door, what an amazing player. Still, the future looks really bright for the C's so I don't feel too badly.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

09:50 AM EST [Link] Campanula and Sea Sights [comments: 0]
Planted some Campanula (Bellflowers) this morning in the garden bed at the front of the house. Looks like one of the rose bushes might be dead and I'd like to remove it and maybe put a better species of one in it's place. Actually got a lot done yesterday, between groceries, yard work, etc.

Today we are hitting the southern coast of Massachusetts, in what should be an interesting day.

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Sailing off Ned's Point.

Met up with a long time pal for lunch at a place called the Sail Loft in Padanaram. I found it to actually be really good. Then we drove around a bit and saw some sights before she showed us around a new house she bought. It's the first time I was ever inside a modern style house. Very big and roomy and an amazing looking back deck. Then after we dropped her off we checked out some more sights before heading back home to hit the pet store for supplies and where on the front lawn, a bunny was lounging in what I could only describe as a flop. Like it was posing for Rabbit Playboy magazine.

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Some of the egrets flying around the salt marshes at Round Hill. I have a bunch of egret photos from this day - hard to pick the best one. I still need to decide, although this one is pretty good.

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Had to do a double take when we drove past this rather large seahorse sculpture.

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Lighthouse at Ned's Point.

I'm all caught up on watching that new Ice-T show In Cold Blood - it's basically like all those ID television shows, Dateline-ish type stuff. It's actually not all that good, but I must say Episode 3 featuring the "MoneyPig" was by far my favorite, for just how crazy the perpetrators were.

Friday, May 25, 2018

02:13 PM EST [Link] TGIF [comments: 0]
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Got our cars inspected today - they passed, naturally.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

10:34 PM EST [Link] Memories from the Zone [comments: 0]
Went to a book talk tonight about the notorious Combat Zone of Boston (a book I read a few weeks ago). It was pretty good, and not like the usual talks as this one also had special guests, including a current burlesque dancer in full costume, and an actual dancer from back in the day - in fact, she was Miss Bicentennial in 1976! Pic from the day and here!

I'll try to find pics of tonight's event that I attended. I actually left a a bit early because I needed to catch the Celtics game! One win away from going to the NBA Finals!!! 10-0 at home in the Playoffs - could these little baby Celtics really dethrone The King from making his 8th consecutive Finals appearance!?!

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

10:42 AM EST [Link] Rants and Raves [comments: 0]
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Boston Swan Boats, Spring

Doesn't that Swan Boat pic I took look like something from a postcard? I think it looks cool - I might need to pint this one large and see.

So they are rebuilding the sidewalks on my street over at Earth-1 only this time they are adding bump outs and generally making things narrower, which I don't like because the street is narrow to begin with I understand it's a traffic calming measure but it's really making a mess! One good thing about it I guess is that it'll be a place to pile the snowbanks in winter but the fact that the driveway is at a T-Intersection between 2 bump outs is going to be some kind of adjustment.

The C's dropped another one last night - this is starting to look dire - must win next game because there's no way of winning game 6 in Cleveland! Ah, no matter what happens it was a good run - next year is going to be killer!

In the good news department I won an Amazon $75 gift card for answering some random questions during an internal meeting! Think I might put some of that toward my next reading assignment after I fisnish the current two, The World of Lore: Wicked Mortals.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

10:20 AM EST [Link] Bird's Eye Views [comments: 0]
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Dropped off friend at airport yesterday. Did have a nice time, couple of restaurant dinners, had some sanctuary time with her (think she really liked it), little bit of seeing the sights, but now things can start to get back to a little normal around here now. After that it was pretty much zone out time by watching reruns of Golden Girls (don't ask - like I said, zoning out - the episode didn't even make sense now that I think about it. The girls had to baby sit a marathon runner's baby but then we learn that his wife is in the hospital having triplets - ummm that hasn't been 9 months between the baby and the triplets so wtf, plus wouldn't being with your wife be more important than attending the marathon? But I digress.) and then watching the C's get pummeled - not a good game - actually feel asleep through most of it. I stopped caring about royal weddings in 1776.

Going to cook some corn on the grill this afternoon. Instant Pot Honey Balsamic Chicken with carrots will be the main dinner meal tonight. I'm doing the prep work. Maybe a little more gardening - need to transplant some tomato plants that we've had germinating and can now be transferred to bigger pots.

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All the work on our garden is starting to pay off! As shown by the pic above. This is taken from one of our garden beds out in the back. I'm pleased to say that all the patio plantings along the edges are also all doing fine. Place is really looking nice. I got LD into gardening!

Friday, May 18, 2018

05:10 PM EST [Link] Be a Peacock [comments: 0]
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Be like a peacock and dance with all your beauty. Shot from a visit to the Sanctuary this afternoon.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

07:43 AM EST [Link] Transportation Fo' [comments: 0]
This morning I got up around 5, did what needed to be done, and drove from Earth-2 over to Earth-1 to get on my bike for Bike to Work day. I just did it for the free breakfast and swag, even though both are pretty lame. I generally bike in in the summer anyway nowadays so it works out. Then this afternoon, I'll just do the same but in reverse, bike and then car it over to Earth-2 where the girls should be back from their goat getaway. I've seen some pics already and it looks like major fun was had!

Minutia you love to read section:

I'm thinking of purchasing a handlebar extension so I can prop the lights I have up top away from the travel bag I have attached to the front the bike. Funny how I'll go ahead and do that while much needed repairs wait, eh? While I'm ordering that, I may as well pick up the following books next on my reading list: The Trials of Nina McCall: Sex, Surveillance, and the Decades-Long Government Plan to Imprison 'Promiscuous' Women (interesting title, right?) , And Party Every Day: The Inside Story of Casablanca Records, and finally, The Politics Of Murder: The Power and Ambition Behind 'The Altar Boy Murder Case'

Fox is coming out with a new series based on the book, The Passage, which I read a few years back and was totally awesome. Maybe I'll try to catch that series and see how it is.

Yanny or Laurel? I heard Yanny. Weird.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

07:45 AM EST [Link] C's Win and Pizza Tonight [comments: 0]
I was able to get myself and my bike home in the afternoon just before the sky's opened up and it was thundering and coming down pretty hard for a little while - the cellar at Earth-1 flooded a bit but the sump pump worked as it should so no worries.

Awesome Celtics win last nite! I have no idea how they manage to keep winning but it is awesome! King James has his hand's full! I'm not counting the Cavs out yet but I am starting to feel pretty good! Just two wins away from the NBA Finals - let that sink in, and with two of our big stars out with injuries for the season, to boot!

The girls are off for a overnight getaway and some goat yoga so Mr. Oreo and I will be chomping on pizza tonight as we hold down the fort! (I am a little jealous that I'm not going with them but I did do it last year, so it's not too bad!)

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

09:39 AM EST [Link] De-Railed Morning [comments: 0]
As I was getting ready to leave the house today I noticed the chain on my bike was getting ready to fall off. I put it back on and noticed that the broken derailleur was basically cutting into the chain and causing problems. I ran in the house and got some pliers and basically just bent it out of the way of the chain, so it's rideable - still locked into one gear. I really am going to need to get all that equipment replaced real soon. I've just been too lazy, and don't really feel like spending what I think it's going to cost just yet. I've basically been just using it as a commuter bike these days even though it was built for the mountains.

Monday, May 14, 2018

08:47 AM EST [Link] Mother's Day Sunday [comments: 0]
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Over the BU Bridge

LD had to work a graduation function over at BU so I tagged along and decided to try to get some shots from over the BU Bridge, which has the distinction of possibly being the only place in the country were one could theoretically use every piece of transportation in the same spot - you can sail under it, take a train ride under it, drive over it in a car, or fly over it in a plane. In this particular shot, the fog was rolling out from overnight and rowers were racing underneath it in the early morning, before everything cleared up. Once LD finished her tasks we headed over to the S&S Deli for some brunch. It being Mother's Day it was pretty packed, but we actually didn't end up waiting very long at all, and had a really good meal.

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Just before hitting the S&S, we decided to stroll along the river and maybe get a few scenic shots - something I hadn't done in a while and am itching to get back to. A lot of the rest of the day was finishing up the last of the yard work (for now - I even did some repair work on a couple of things) while trying to get the place ready for LD's friend to come over for a few, which looks to be a good time. In the afternoon, I got to watch the Celtics take on LebRon in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals and it was sweet to see the smackdown. I'm sure the competition will be much better in Game 2 but it's so much fun to watch these kids consistently do the impossible.

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Toward the evening we sat out back and watched back yard rabbits (3!) play with each other, chasing and hopping around, catching up on some shows we had DVR'ed, and generally just resting our weary bones. All in all, a long day, but a very good day. Not the typical Mother's Day, but we are anything but typical!

Friday, May 11, 2018

11:20 AM EST [Link] Happy Spring! [comments: 0]
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Swan Boats

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I spent most of the day doing more yard work and mowing, and generally making the place look nice for a guest we have coming over next week and staying a few days.


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4. In Search Of...
5. What Grandpa's Do
6. Kissing Thoughts
7. At the Grave
8. Strange Characters
9. A Random Thought
10. Moody Street Memory
11. The Puzzle
12. Honkfest II
13. This Was Me

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