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A Bus By Any Other Name Would Ride So Sweet

I’m not sure what it is, but spring makes me thing of school busses. You’d think that autumn would do that…but there’s something about early morning spring air that reminds me of taking the bus to school. I was quite fortunate – although my bus ride was quite long, it was very scenic. It included going […]

Breaking Even

Well, I got my taxes back last night. I was pleasantly surprised to see that I broke even. Normally I get money back, but with selling a condo after living there for under two years, I was expecting to pay thousands in capital gains. Fortunately, that wasn’t the case. I did get screwed for having […]

Have It Your Way

I’m sure you’ve all heard (and many may have sampled) Burger King’s new breakfast sandwich. Unlike the fast-food breakfast predecessors, the new sandwich is literally a sandwich with a 6 inch loaf of a bread stuffed with two slices of cheese, two omelettes, sausage patties AND 3 strips of bacon. It apparently also contains over 700 […]

Rainy Days and Mondays

Oh, Karen – if only you’d eaten a few cheeseburgers you’d have been able to enjoy today’s weather. It’s a perfect representation of your song.  But alas, no. Actually, I don’t mind rainy days or Mondays. I tend to enjoy stormy weather…and I like my job so I don’t dread returning to work on Monday […]

Accentuate the Pothitive

After work yesterday I met up with Matt to lay claim to some of the things he’s selling in his apartment. After poking around Matt’s General Store, I came away with three cases of iced tea (Lipton, Nestea and Snapple), two stools, an autographed photo of Debbie Harry, a nice abstract painting, a movie advertisement […]

I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got

Sinead O’Connor sang those words in the early 90’s. But I simply can not live by them. I like to think I’m not a materialistic fellow or a man filled with envy or jealousy. But truth be told, I want what I don’t have. I always have, I always will. Often times, I want stuff […]

Preppy is Back

I was reading Vitals magazine on my way to work this morning and it had an article about how the preppy look is coming back. Apparently, it’s remained within certain groups in America (country clubbers, etc…) but is now making a come back in general society nationwide. I also saw something about this on the […]

I Only Hope Dusty Never Feels This Sick

Sick as a dog are the only words I can use to described how I’ve been for the past few days. After last Thursday morning’s posting about a wee sore throat, the symptoms got worse. I ended up leaving work early, going home, and vomitting for the first time in nearly a decade. I thought […]

Popular Exhaustion

I’m not sure when I turned into an old man. In fact, I think I was born one. But I would guess that it was in my twenties when I accepted it. Despite other people’s attempts at making me social or nocturnal, I still prefer a quiet evening at home. This past week has been […]

Spring is in the Air

How pathetic is it that it reached around 40 degrees and I’m finding it all balmy and spring-like..despite the fact that no grass is visible beneath the healthy coat of snow? My friend from Arizona, Lee, arrived in Boston yesterday afternoon and last night we went to dinner at Anthem (in the Bulfinch Triangle). His hotel was […]