Monthly Archives: March 2012

Signs of Spring

When I caught site of a flower for the first time here this spring, I thought I ought to put together some photos about early signs of spring, starting with the first green shoots below… Then we had a stretch … Continue reading

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A Good Read for Red Sox Fans

Fenway 1912: The Birth of a Ballpark, a Championship Season, and Fenway’s Remarkable First Year by Glenn Stout is a great read for Red Sox fans as the old ballyard is readied for its historic 100th season. The account starts as … Continue reading

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Travels in Ireland: Hurling Anyone?

Despite the delicate drizzle, things started looking better for me in Cork city the next morning.  After some strong tea and toast, I finally managed to connect with Connor, the family friend whom I was unable to reach the previous day.  We … Continue reading

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Travels in Ireland: A Night in Cork

“David, me lad, I don’t know who this Connor is you’ve been calling for, I’m afraid you must have the wrong number.” Though spoken in a lyrical brogue, this sentence hit me hard.  My Irish adventure had taken a sudden turn.  Just … Continue reading

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My Week, In Pictures

Looking at my photos from a walk amidst snow flurries this morning, I realized I’ve had a lot of variety in this busy week…and managed to capture a lot of it in photos! I had to pause on my way … Continue reading

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POTW: Can Technology Fuel Face-to-Face Social Capital?

Is technology key for building trust and social capital in today’s world? That’s a key point made in an interesting Fast Company article, “Community Revival: How Technology is Reconstructing our Shared Lives“, by Nicole Skibola. She focuses on “Generation Yers” … Continue reading

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Lake Eve Resort, Orlando

After a lot of searching, my wife Jodi found us a nice spot for us to stay near Orlando during our vacation last week. A more detailed review of some of the options might have made the process a bit … Continue reading

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