...could do worse than to stage a scene or two at Monkey Boy Books downtown. The look just seems perfect for a cinematic meet-cute. I wandered in there today while waiting for a to-go pizza at Europa, next door. The woman behind the counter was...
SATURDAY, AUG. 31, 2013
FRIDAY, AUG. 30, 2013
My alma mater's football team opens its season tonight against a school that almost certainly will clobber my school's team. The two colleges are on different NCAA levels. So it is no big shock that my team never wins this particular state "rivalry" matchup. But...
THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 2013
I was riding my bike home this afternoon when some boys pulled the invisible-rope trick on me. Or I should say, they tried. Because theirs was one pitiful effort. Pit-i-ful, as Jed Clampett might have said. You know this prank, right? Kids on both sides...
My retired friend Bill Mahaney used to be a college professor and administrator in the Boston area. Those in his circle of friends don't tend to be the sort of folks who just fell off the turnip truck. Yet the extent to which these friends...
Ever cross paths with someone and then find yourself seeing media references to that person for decades? When I was in college, I worked part-time at a small daily newspaper. I did a story on my school's football placekicker. He was totally personable. And he...
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