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Comment on: 'The perils of potluck'
Posted 09/21/2011 07:14:51 EDT
I don't know how Beth finds people with these "problems". I've been to many a potlock and things were just fine.
Comment on: Group opposing store arrival demands Whole Foods sign deal, donate revenue - Jamaica Plain - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 09/14/2011 07:53:30 EDT
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Comment on: 'Tablet computer for toddlers has promise, flaws'
Posted 09/08/2011 07:24:33 EDT
Toddlers should be playing with real things, not virtual things on a screen. Sure, some electronic fun with mom and dad's phone or (electronic) tablet won't hurt them, but really a bucket full of cray more »
Comment on: 'You haul, and you may get ripped off as well'
Posted 09/05/2011 09:46:43 EDT
This is precisely why I only rent trucks from Penske. Professional organization through and through. With U-Haul it's missing trucks, excuses and add on fees all day long. more »
Comment on: 'Municipal light companies shone after Irene'
Posted 09/05/2011 08:01:49 EDT
I moved to a town with a municipal power company. Previously, I lived in a town where NStar provided the power. Where I live now, the rates are lower, the service is better, storm response was excelle more »
Comment on: 2011 BMW 335is: M3 fun for less - Boston Overdrive - Boston.com
Posted 09/03/2011 05:40:24 EDT
People would get this because the resale value of a M3 coupe with its top removed drops sharply, along with it's structural rigidity. This sounds like a great ride for those of us who like convertible more »
Comment on: 'Thanks to my wife, I'm still out rockin' sometimes'
Posted 08/28/2011 09:10:28 EDT
My wife has her friends. They go out and talk about whatever women talk about when they are out. Sometimes they shop, see a movie (usually a "chick flick") or go to some artsy thing like a play or art more »
Comment on: 'Battered by nationwide criticism, why is Wellesley standing by its religion curriculum?'
Posted 08/28/2011 08:58:26 EDT
Like it or not, religion plays an enormous part in world history, understanding of literature and understanding other people's backgrounds. This class sounds like education actually exposing kids to T more »
Comment on: Somerville%20scene%20and%20bike
Posted 08/26/2011 10:57:25 EDT
I couldn't believe "dogparent" was used in a "news story" in the Globe. If this were a featured blog, sure. I gues nxt thy will rite in txtspk more »
Comment on: College grad interviewing tips - The Job Doc Blog - Boston.com
Posted 08/23/2011 08:13:12 EDT
Don't be afraid to use the words "I don't know", either. It's even better if you follow it up with "However, this is how I'd go about finding out the answer ...." more »
Comment on: 'Drug found to extend lives of obese mice'
Posted 08/19/2011 06:28:45 EDT
@SmartMark - that drug was invented years ago, it's called "beer" more »
Comment on: 'Pet insurance joins menu of employee benefits'
Posted 07/30/2011 07:07:04 EDT
I'd rather my company spent the money lowering the people insurance rates and co-pays ... which seem to go up every year without fail. more »
Comment on: Boston Tow Party: Racing with lemons - Boston Overdrive - Boston.com
Posted 07/30/2011 07:02:13 EDT
I found it, too. The English language is under assault from all over -- the txtspk crowd, startup companies that have given up vowels and now the Globe can't be bothered to proof anything anymore. more »
Comment on: Open dialogue is crucial as Wal-Mart moves into Boston - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/29/2011 08:07:59 EDT
If you don't like it, don't shop there. But plenty of people like to shop there. They didn't get to be the world's largest retailer by being idiots at business. more »
Comment on: Wal-Mart%20to%20meet%20with%20city%20Thursday
Posted 07/29/2011 07:58:24 EDT
You'd think the economy was humming along and unemployment was at 0%. What arrogance from the mayor ... "I expect them to apply for a permit ... we'll have a detailed discussion". more »
Comment on: Should kids get a doll that breastfeeds? from Daily Dose
Posted 07/25/2011 10:20:49 EDT
My three year old started breastfeeding her dolls when she saw her mother breastfeeding her infant sister. Nobody things twice about a kid feeding a doll with a fake bottle. Grow up, people. My only o more »
Comment on: 'Can casual get too casual at work?'
Posted 07/21/2011 07:53:10 EDT
I'll be wearing t-shirt and shorts to work today with some Tevas. The etiquette and protocol droid can stuff it. more »
Comment on: 'Authorities: 3 swept over waterfall presumed dead'
Posted 07/20/2011 08:42:25 EDT
Darwin Awards nominees for 2011 more »
Comment on: 'Northborough, Mass.: Where streets have no name'
Posted 07/20/2011 07:22:40 EDT
I'm surprised anyone noticed. Massachusetts has the worst street signs of anywhere I've ever been in this country or the world. Why don't they mark the street you are on, like they do everywhere else? more »
Comment on: Soccer grumps - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/17/2011 07:46:18 EDT
It's not the game of soccer that annoys me, it's the soccer fans who lecture me why I should watch soccer who really annoy me. I'm not a hater ... I just don't watch sports all that much. more »
Comment on: Life%20not%20always%20tweet%20in%20Wellesley
Posted 07/15/2011 07:05:28 EDT
SpecialMom should start tweeting. Maybe the 10 rich people that control all of the wealth will have their assistants start following her. more »
Comment on: Mila Lilu to open at Natick Mall - Natick - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 07/12/2011 08:13:38 EDT
Nothing like spending $$$$ on something that's destined to be covered in some odd collection of bodily fluids, dirt and food that didn't quite make it in the kid's mouth. I wonder if they they have "d more »
Comment on: 'Verizon drops flat-fee data plan'
Posted 07/06/2011 07:04:53 EDT
I bought a used iPhone 3GS and put in the SIM card from a GoPhone. It works great for me, as I don't talk a lot, am not a heavy texter and not a heavy data user. No contract, and I only pay for what I more »
Comment on: 'Space shuttle's legacy: Soaring in orbit and costs'
Posted 07/05/2011 09:05:24 EDT
Could the hit piece have waited until the flight was safe on the ground? Let the thousands of people who have worked on this program enjoy a final farewell without the same, tired old criticism that w more »
Comment on: Panera opening in Cambridge's Porter Square Wednesday - Cambridge - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 07/05/2011 05:36:49 EDT
I wonder who is starting the protest? more »
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