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Comment on: Boston Globe wins for breaking news as 2014 Pulitzer Prizes are announced - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/15/2014 07:21:09 EDT
Well said, Sweetmanon. That BostonGlobe.com was made available at no charge for several days for all to read was very generous, especially since it gave access to those from other parts of the countr more »
Comment on: Officials to reveal cause and origin of Back Bay fire that claimed lives of Boston firefighters Walsh and Kennedy - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/04/2014 11:10:53 EDT
I agree. When you consider that there usually are sparks given off from the welding process AND that this particular day was an obviously windy day, the word 'prudent" doesn't come to mind. Nor does more »
Comment on: The 20 most important Red Sox - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/02/2014 08:33:57 EDT
You might want to get there early, near the ballpark, and see if anyone's selling tickets (at a reasonable price). You never know -- you may get lucky. Good luck :)
Comment on: FDA reviews DNA-based colon cancer screening kits - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/25/2014 07:52:56 EDT
I was about to make the same comment. My procedure took about 45 minutes, and that was from the beginning of being sedated to when I 'awoke' just after the procedure ended.
Comment on: Winchester police warn residents about mountain lion sightings - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/22/2014 07:17:58 EDT
When I was a student at UVM in the late 60s, we had a catamount named 'Rink' as our mascot . . .
Comment on: Two hurt in building collapse at Boston construction site - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/21/2014 07:48:56 EDT
Oops -- sorry for the additional characters . . . It's usually "lowest responsible bid" -- meaning that the bid meets the minimum requirements in the specifications.
Posted 03/21/2014 07:47:40 EDT
It's usually "lowest <b>responsible</b> bid" -- meaning that the bid meets the minimum requirements in the specifications.
Comment on: Foxâs decision to hire Harold Reynolds is uninspired - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/06/2014 08:02:49 EST
Well said! And I do the same thing . . . mute FOX and listen to Castig (and I love that there is the time delay as well).
Comment on: A third Cape bridge? No, thanks, weâre trying to cut down - Letters - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/03/2014 06:56:12 EST
or take the Cape Cod tunnel . . . ;-)
Comment on: The gift that keeps on giving â feelings of guilt, that is - Lifestyle - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/01/2014 07:19:45 EST
Rather than deep-sixing these items, why not use freecycle.org and "Offer" them to others who might want them? http://www.FreeCycle.org: look for a location near you, and join that list (at no charge) more »
Comment on: Another round: Snow starting this afternoon has the coast in crosshairs - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/15/2014 05:26:29 EST
"Parking bans were also being instituted in most Boston-area communities, however, including ... Brookline ... according to town and city Twitter postings." As of 5:25 pm, no parking ban has been inst more »
Comment on: Rabid raccoon attacks Hingham woman in her bed - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/07/2014 07:30:11 EST
"50 years ago today, . . ." more »
Comment on: Super Bowl Ads: Anything Could Happen - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/03/2014 07:27:37 EST
This lady only liked the music in that commercial :) more »
Comment on: David Ortiz seeking contract extension from Red Sox - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/28/2014 07:50:47 EST
" ... he was named in the Mitchell Report on PED users ..."
Check your facts. The only Ortiz name in the Mitchell Report is that of Jorge Ortiz, a writer for the Miami Herald . . .
Comment on: Prepare to meet thy online doom - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/16/2014 05:12:27 EST
And if subscribers have already died, here's an infographic that details the policies of several online companies for dealing with deceased users: http://www.whoishostingthis.com/blog/2013/12/19/prepa more »
Comment on: A slice of Allston transformed - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/14/2014 07:22:01 EST
"and itâs nice because weâre basically in Brooklineâ --- No, you are NOT "basically in Brookline!"
Comment on: Incandescent light bulb ban starts Jan. 1 - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/31/2013 07:54:23 EST
Thanks for a very informative and helpful post, Mark! more »
Comment on: Bain Capital to acquire majority stake in Bobâs Discount Furniture - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/31/2013 07:44:06 EST
"The investment firm intends to . . . continue to use Kaufman as the face of the business." Ugh! What a snively, whiney-sounding voice, along with the sarcasm usually voiced by his female sidekick! more »
Comment on: Texas justice system has a virus â âaffluenzaâ - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/18/2013 05:43:44 EST
"[H]e had had such a coddled upbringing, with no boundaries set by his wealthy parents, he couldnât be held fully responsible for his actions."Well . . . then why not charge his parents??
Comment on: Saltalamacchia disappointed he couldnât reach deal with Red Sox - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/09/2013 08:04:11 EST
porto, there's nothing "wussy" about wanting a 3-year contract, instead of a 2-year deal . . . more »
Comment on: Brookline bans on plastic bags, polystyrene containers to begin Sunday - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/30/2013 07:17:10 EST
Don'tcha know? We already have leaf blowers covered ;-) more »
Comment on: Friend implicated Marathon bomber in Waltham slayings - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/23/2013 07:45:36 EDT
I think you meant to write "Ibragim Todashev," and not "Tamerlan Tsarnaev" . . . more »
Comment on: On Baseball: David Ortiz deserves this save - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/14/2013 09:06:40 EDT
Good question. I was thinking that the photo was reversed, since the video showed what you mentioned. more »
Comment on: Itâs important for Red Sox to finish with best record in the American League - Boston.com
Posted 09/26/2013 08:08:04 EDT
Phil, this comes from the MLB.com website: "If the Sox and A's finish with the same record, Oakland would win the tiebreaker, according to research done by the A's media relations staff. The first tie more »
Comment on: Whatâs a skier? Baseball vs. cricket. - Boston.com
Posted 09/07/2013 07:49:10 EDT
Not "Hitter/Batsman" . . . but Batter/Batsman more »