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NFS

Can someone tell me WHY people keep asking me to sell my truck? don’t get me wrong, if i thought i’d get enough to buy a NEW truck…or a less old truck, I would sell in a heartbeat, but basically an old truck is an old truck. Perhaps they think i am driving this because […]

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gardner gallery

“Never miss an opportunity to be part of someone else’s adventure.” I meet up with another bookseller today to take in The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston today..you know the one…the rich lady who went around Europe buying up everything she fancied brought it all home and left it in situ for the rest […]

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chop chop

right now i am persona non grata within the present Mayor’s office, can’t put that on facebook, as he is a facebook ‘friend’. one of the drawbacks to having a lot of facebook friends from different eras of your life…two previous employers who both let me go ‘friended’ me on facebook – isn’t THAT awkward. […]

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ghillie man

just when you think your job/life sucks you see a poor schmuck who is worse off….and this was after i passed another kid in a gorilla suit. I spent all day thursday mainlining nyquil and excedrin and friday putting together the Animal Rescue Merrimack Valley’s auction program assembled and printed..which also includes printing and framing […]

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underfoot

found this when i was out rambling with those college kids… am i the only one who looks down when they take a walk? Granted i find a heck of a lot of pennies…though not so many with the conomy the way it is…but i find other shit too… this is a very curious ‘brick’? […]

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natural order

There’s a spider living on a plant hanger on the porch…i am kinda used to her being there with her web and all….the mail box beneath her web is all spotted with what i can only assume is poo or insect corpses..she’s been keeping a tidy web. No i haven’t named her charlotte but i […]

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Flocking

So I went to this Urban Parks Summitt yesterday… 260 people from around the state all working towards the betterment of their communities and improvement of open spaces….as you can guess I started of depressed and my mood became fouler as the day went on…until the end of the year i have an antagonistic lame […]

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trashy

There are 47,000 people in Methuen…and only 7 of them showed up yesterday for the official river cleanup day. To be fair there is no reasonable and rational way to contact everyone in Methuen unless you want to spend five grand to do a postcard mailer, i don’t think that is reasonable nor rational. But […]

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today’s mail

i love packages in the mail, it’s like christmas…can’t say the same for most of the mail i get..but packages are nice. Today I got the big boxes of Stanley Insulated products that i got in trade for vintage flask. Now i just have to figure out how to get it to my friends..the logistics […]

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public participation

I dunno what’s up with me lately instead of getting up at 4am, i am dead as a door nail until about 8..it’s quite disturbing..by the time i am fully awake, half the day is gone… Last night was a chance to protest the destruction of the house on the corner…several of the town historians […]

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