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Texting Lanes Are Now A Thing

So for years now, those of us of an age have been griping noticing that our societal peers are devoting way too much of their attention to their smartphones. There have been funny and curious ways we deal with this, but none as awesome as dedicated texting lanes! (more…)

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100 years a house…

We’re lucky to own a somewhat historical house in our town. Nothing famous (or infamous) happened here… at least that we’re aware of! Here are some photos of the house from the 1910s or 1920s (house was built in 1913). Enjoy! Foyer Here’s a view from the dining room into the living room. The original leaded […]

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Bloggers: how often to look at your traffic numbers? What do you look for? Do you ever take a deeper dive to determine cause and effect? Do you notice trends? I just did that… well, for a very specific reason. A blog post I wrote way back in 2009 started the trend I’m about to […]

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Alma Mater: From Fitchburg to Amherst

Ken (FHS ’67 and UMass ’73) and Keith (FHS ’93 and UMass ’98) As time goes by things that at once seemed distant, or perhaps perfunctory, claim an ever-bigger focus in one’s life. There are many reasons for this… principally life… but the death of a parent certainly can shape perspectives some. (more…)

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