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Bon Voyage STS-135, the Final Space Shuttle Mission.

July 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Destinations, Experience, Photos

I’m happy I got to introduce Mirielle to the program that shaped my dreams of real space exploration before it is retired. I also saw that space exploration doesn’t matter much to her yet because there aren’t any big programs, goals or destinations that both capture the imagination and are funded.

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The Two Good Things About a Long, Snowy, Cold New England Winter

March 14th, 2011 · Comments Off · Destinations, Experience

I expected brutal winters when I moved to New England two years ago, but my first winter was much milder than I expected and I figured I overreacted, right? Payback is a dog’s mother.

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Saratoga Springs: Saratoga Perfoming Arts Center (SPAC)

July 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Destinations, Experience

The real treat at SPAC is enjoying world class performances rather than the watered down, silly-ed up versions that are usually available to kids or the annual we’ll let kids come because these performances are a cash cow, Nutcracker.

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New England 2010 Maple Celebrations.

February 24th, 2010 · Comments Off · Destinations

This is a brief listing of major events celebrating the sugaring season in New England. Many farms and sugar shacks host their own events.

We are planning on heading to the Hebron Maple Festival and the Vermont Maple Open House Weekend, but will catch others if we can. I cannot wait to try Sugar on Snow.

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Happy New Year! Kung Hei Fat Choi! Gong Xi Fa Cai!

February 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · Experience

This Sunday is a big holiday.  It is Chinese New Year, the Lunar New Year, the beginning of the Year of the Tiger. As a Dog (someone born in the Year of the Dog), I am looking forward to the Year of the Tiger.  You would think that ‘fighting like cats and dogs’ might not [...]

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