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Comment on: Charlie Titus of UMass-Boston changed playersâ lives
Posted 02/28/2015 07:37:45 EST
You should have asked Titus about his GPA goals for his students. He wants EVERYONE on the Dean's list. they should hang banners for that, too!
Comment on: If Boston gets Olympics, who lights the flame?
Posted 01/30/2015 07:49:51 EST
The Marathoners who continued on to the hospital to give blood. That's stronger, faster, higher.........
Comment on: Shorts in the winter? For some boys, itâs about looking cool
Posted 01/22/2015 12:51:06 EST
Ambrose Bierce nailed it in his Devil's Dictionary:âSweater, n. Garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.â
Comment on: Companies boost efforts to market products linking girls and science - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/05/2014 07:34:06 EDT
Found a great t-shirt years ago at the Natural History Museum in London with a giant spider and the following caption: Little Miss Muffett sat on her tuffet, eating her curds and whey. There came a gr more »
Comment on: How to keep your college freshman from going broke - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/27/2014 02:16:18 EDT
1) Get your student his/her own debit card and account. Link it to yours (saves charges). They have their own money & can take out cash and spend it, but you can help monitor how quickly they are runn more »
Comment on: Faneuil Hall: As Sam Adams knew, noise is OK - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/12/2014 08:59:35 EDT
Or, as Sam Adams put it (courtesy of Brainy Quotes): It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men. Quiet more »
Comment on: First step in paying down student debt - know what you owe - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/07/2014 07:49:39 EDT
Make the chart! Add phone numbers and addresses, including whoever in your state handles consumer complaints about student loans (may be separate for fed and private) & update the the phone numbers an more »
Comment on: Town and gown: a delicate balance - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/01/2014 08:39:05 EDT
Property insurers could help by requiring a recently updated inspection report each year as a condition of insurance renewal. Skippy 2012 is correct...my Brighton apartment of 40 years ago wasn't muc more »
Comment on: It may take prodding to get businesses to honor lifetime warranties - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/15/2013 01:16:55 EST
Years ago Sears replaced a tape measure my husband had bought with the Craftsman guarantee. We loved them for it. Lately, Sears has been reluctant to take care of shoddy merchandise (a dishwasher tr more »
Comment on: 10 alternatives to Black Friday at the mall - Travel - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/26/2013 07:18:06 EST
We have Thanksgiving on Friday. Thursday is devoted to the leisurely baking of pies and watching football & the parade. Friday is less stress, less traffic and more fun. Warren Buffett's money coul more »
Comment on: Town-by-town tax numbers - South - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/08/2013 07:35:46 EST
Where is Hanover?
Comment on: Google goes to sea â but why? - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/02/2013 08:15:21 EDT
Off shore in international waters would be the best place to keep cloud servers.....no need to answer to local subpoenas, etc.
Comment on: 19 picks for best summertime food in New England - Magazine - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/19/2013 11:43:33 EDT
Guess we here on the So Shore haven't got places worth mentioning.....or maybe we just keep them secret from the rest of you!!
Comment on: Cardinals, including Bostonâs Sean P. OâMalley, express desire to open leadership posts to women - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/10/2013 07:09:06 EDT
I grew up in the Roman Catholic Church..12 years of school, etc., but I agree with Cardinal O'Malley...women's gifts need to be used to the maximum. Thus I am reading this while writing my weekly gi more »
Comment on: Massachusetts official challenges Chief Justice Robertsâ claim about voting - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/01/2013 08:41:55 EST
Well suppose the Chief Justice was right (not likely!)...this just proves the Voting Rights Act is still needed...maybe even in Massachusetts ;-)
Comment on: Students donât get what they pay for - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/07/2012 06:18:37 EDT
Gee.....engineering rather than medieval Latin? Guess Hs Holiness will be solving the lack of priests with the millions of students qualified to sing Gregorian chant rather than work in IT. more »
Comment on: Enough with the cosmos. The lady likes bourbon. - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/20/2012 01:09:11 EDT
My late mother, a Kentuckian of many generations, taught her daughters that one never asks for a mixed drink (save some mint and sugar for the julep). Why? "If you stick with bourbon sweetie, you won' more »
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