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The Arts Seen in NYC (Backwards Museum Mile Edition)
Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town the other weekend to see what we could see and say, it was . . . cold. But the artwork was swell. We hit the city around three o’clock … Continue reading
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Did Dan Shaughnessy Just Jinx The Sox?
It’s called a kahn aynhoreh, “the magical phrase uttered to ward off the evil eye” according to The Joys of Yiddish. And Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy failed to say it in his front-page piece in today’s Sports section. Is it really necessary to … Continue reading