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Weather Report or, Making Life More Interesting

We’re obsessed with weather in New England. Weather is usually the top story of the day-overriding wars, famine, even stories about brides gone wild at the local Filene’s basement. When friends visited us this past February, they were incredibly lucky … Continue reading

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This December Song

Feeling bare I know there’s more To December Than crowded stores Feeling wistful Remembering when a Flexible Flyer Was my Amen Feeling hopeful When I see Children marvel At a Christmas tree Feeling blessed For so many things Including my … Continue reading

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Most fields have their dreams. Finding my way.

The field of urban planning uses terms like wayfinding and desire lines. When I first heard of the latter, my thoughts traveled to 900 numbers. Maybe that’s why transportation planners now mostly refer to this phenomenon as a desire path. … Continue reading

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A breach in my perimeter

Learning new things is scary whether you are 3, 23, or 53. I need to give more credit to people young and old who walk into new situations on a daily basis. We expect our kids to constantly try new … Continue reading

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chron·ic (of a problem) long-lasting and difficult to eradicate

Chronically late. That’s not me. Acutely early sounds more like it. In grade school, the one time I was late I was so late that everyone had gone inside by the time I reached the schoolyard. I thought it was … Continue reading

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