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Sandy arrives, King Lear wanders the suburbs

It always comes back to the sound of things.  Sandy arrived a few hours ago with the howl and grate of the wind, at first gentle and mercurial, then more assertive, and then ferocious in the way utter madness must … Continue reading

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Autumn fading…

~~My little sleepy town of Belmont, MA is nothing to brag about. Yes, it has a reputation as an affluent town. Yes, Mitt Romney lives here and gets his hair cut (and gelled and shined) at the swanky hair stylist … Continue reading

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Small joys: That old, old tree on Common…

I have passed it for some two decades–at least once a day, early in the morning, at midday, evening and late at night.  I have even been its victim once, so enamored I was with its beauty that I tripped … Continue reading

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