Monthly Archives: March 2014

Hands Down?

I recently read about researchers at Duke University who have been busting brain cells to come up with an “invisibility cloak”. Well, an acoustic one, anyway. I don’t know how many sleepless nights they’ve spent calculating angles and sound waves … Continue reading

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Gimps Get Around.

Have crutches, will travel. Two weeks into a two month gimp stint and the CE is not letting any grass grow beneath his RoboCop-booted foot. The less intrepid might have canceled travel plans, but the CE forged ahead and off … Continue reading

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Music to My Ears: Aoife O’Donovan

Four years back and forth from NYC and we are still making discoveries. I always try to get tickets to a show or two in advance of our visits. We have an entire drawer full of ticket stubs from Broadway … Continue reading

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Neither snow nor ice nor 10-degree temps could dampen our enthusiasm for our February visit to NYC. But five little words took us down faster than the stock market plunge back in ’08. Said the CE the morning after our … Continue reading

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Year of the Crow

So here we are, beginning of March. Right around the time that all those perkily-made New Year’s resolutions crash in shards at our feet. Right? I am a master of magical thinking. I begin every shiny new January 1 in … Continue reading

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