Category Archives: Random Stuff

Independence Day 2014

It’s a cloudy day, with heavy rain predicted for this afternoon and evening, thanks to Hurricane Arthur, now out to sea eastwards.  It was a prettier day last year.  See here, and remember why we celebrate the Fourth of July. /CL

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Tia

We had to put our dog Tia down last Wednesday. Tia and her brother Ali came to us back in 2004, when Number Two Son Nathan called from Logan Airport and asked for a ride. “Take the shuttle,” we said. … Continue reading

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Crescent Moon and Morning Star

Taken with my iPhone from the 11th Floor window of my overnight room at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear building, after I was awakened at 5 AM Thursday for ‘vitals’ or something.  As Larry Flint tells me, “Hospitals are not … Continue reading

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Independence Day, 2013

It’s a beautiful day on the river in Saxonville; nary a cloud in the deep blue sky. Remember the real import of this Independence Day: IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, … Continue reading

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“I Have a Truck”

Calling all songwriters!  Daughter Sarah reports on her Facebook page: Today Jeff [two years old] was playing with some toys at the Goodwill when an older man started talking to him because he’s so durned cute. “Do you have a … Continue reading

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Classic Stereo/Phonograph Console Needs a Home

UPDATE2: 5Mar14  “Vintage Stereo Consoles Are Making a Comeback” Article: “For the Love of Audio,” by Gaspar González.  Shoulda hung onto that one, Frank!  /CL UPDATE 1Jun13: Frank writes: HI COUSIN LYNN, AS USUAL, I ENJOYED YOUR PROGRAM THIS MORNING.  I … Continue reading

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Who Listens to HAH? Or, Hogging the Table

A friend reports that a well-known professor of economics at Harvard not only listens to HAH, the show turned up in his midterm exam.  The question begins, 1. After listening to WHRB Hillbilly at Harvard, you want to catch the … Continue reading

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Random Midweek Item: Monorail Cat

Apropos of nothing particular, daughter Sarah asks: “How many times can you watch this and still laugh hysterically? Apparently, if you’re 5, 4, or 2, the answer is about 50. ” Monorail cat makes a stop Have to admit, there … Continue reading

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