Monthly Archives: April 2013

Local media continue to shine

In the early days following the Marathon bombings, the media made plenty of mistakes as reporters rushed to tell the story.  Reports surfaced that the two suspects were under arrest when they were not.  The boat in which Dzhokhar Tsarnaev … Continue reading

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We are Boston. We rejoin the world.

Like Punxsutawney Phil emerging from his cave in Pennsylvania, squinting from the sunlight, folks in my hometown emerged from lock-down yesterday morning.  On the surface, it was an ordinary weekend morning in spring, a stop at Peet’s for coffee, the dry cleaners, drugstore, … Continue reading

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Marathon explosions tear at our hearts and community

It’s hard not to be shaken to the core by the horrific attacks at today’s marathon. The deaths, the mutilation, scores of injuries, and fear.  The assault on what can only be described as an iconic (yes, I know the … Continue reading

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“M” is for miserable at the Huntington’s new play

We left the Calderwood Pavillion in the South End tonight thinking that Ryan Landry’s “M” could be by far the worse play we’ve ever seen, at the Huntington or anywhere else. My husband and I, who  love theater and have attended productions … Continue reading

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Cory Booker’s on the move

Newark’s charismatic mayor, Cory Booker, took the stage Sunday at Salem State University’s Speaker Series.  A man on the move politically (he’s planning a run for retiring Frank Lautenberg’s U.S. Senate seat in 2014), he’s on the move physically.  Using … Continue reading

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PC Police Trivialize Legitimate Issue

Political correctness run amuck:  President Obama felt compelled to apologize to California Attorney General Kamela Harris for calling her “by far the best looking attorney general in the country.”  Frankly, the only person who might legitimately  feel slighted is Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Aahhhh!!! the Red Sox

The Red Sox opening day victory……what could be better?  I posted the team’s first-place standing on my refrigerator, thinking it might all be downhill from there.  But I felt great. Never mind that the dreaded Yankees are broken old men.  … Continue reading

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