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Joy in New England as Spring May Fall on a WeekendCon Chapmanjoy

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:37:26 +0000

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. Spring is the season that inspires poets and causes young men’s thoughts to turn to love, but in New England it is part rumor and part myth. “There is no spring here,” a… More

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In Writers’ Market, Sales of Miserable Childhoods BriskCon Chapman

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:01:32 +0000

NEEDHAM, Mass.  Harold “Hal” Weller had been a “gypsy” professor of English in the Boston area for most of his working days, sustaining a low-income lifestyle with “adjunct” teaching positions without health benefits at a number of… More

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Great Weight Lifted From Boston as Skinny People Leave TownCon Chapman

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:47:38 +0000

NEWTON, Mass.  Jake and Susan Erlickson don’t look like addicts, but the fifty-something couple will readily admit to one craving they can’t kick.  “We both love ice cream,” Jake says, “We eat a pint every night.”  What… More

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New Study Reveals Last Previous Study Totally BogusCon Chapman

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:01:13 +0000

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.  It was, said Dr. Phillip Reiff as he relaxed after dinner last night, “the biggest ‘Eureka!’ moment” of his career.  “We thought the science in this area was fairly well-established,” he tells this reporter as… More

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When a Woodchuck Comes for DinnerCon Chapmanwoodchuckwoodchuck1woodchuck2woodchuck3

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:48:50 +0000

A woodchuck visited us for dinner; since he was a vegetarian, we thought he’d be thinner. He crawled out from under our backyard deck; first came his head, and then his neck. When he came at… More

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Excitement in the Air as New Bank Branch OpensCon Chapman

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:00:34 +0000

WELLESLEY FALLS, Mass.  The corner of Wembly and Algernon streets in this affluent western suburb of Boston has long been known as a “dead zone” where retail businesses perish at a higher-than-average rate of mortality.  “Maybe it’s… More

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Spring Cleaning for PoetsCon ChapmanImage result for vic wertz

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:39:58 +0000

Spring comes late in New England, so we’re behind the rest of the country when it comes to spring cleaning. I tackled the garage last Saturday, we did the patio and the backyard the next… More

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How to Floss Your Cat’s TeethCon Chapman

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 14:56:01 +0000

The house is quiet, and so I lie down and try to take a nap. I’ve just dozed off when I feel the weight of fifteen pounds of cat flesh land on my chest. It’s… More

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Lookin’ for That Four-Eyed GirlCon Chapman

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 18:24:24 +0000

On misunderstanding a line from a Crosby, Stills & Nash song for 36 years: There’s this girl, and she don’t wear no contacts If you ask me the stark naked facts is She looks much… More

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Kanye’s Critique of Pure ReasonCon Chapman

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 09:41:00 +0000

Kanye West is writing a book of philosophy to be titled “Break the Simulation.” Pret-a-Reporter Everybody thinks Descartes is tha man because he says “I think, therefore I am.” Yeezy completely different because he just am–he… More

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