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Spot Gets Involved in Politics

July 22, 2018
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In 2014, a man who did not live in Wyoming was the Democratic Party’s nominee for that state’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.  His campaign consisted almost entirely of sock-puppet videos.           Los…

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Norm Bladdon, Private G.I.

July 21, 2018
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Norm Bladdon, Private G.I.

I screwed the top back on the bottle of J.T.S. Brown bourbon I kept in my desk drawer at Mass. Gastrointestinal Hospital, or “Mass Gas” as it is more commonly known, and stared out the…

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My Unacknowledged Childhood

July 20, 2018
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Susan Mary Patten and British ambassador Duff Cooper carried on a six-year affair during which she had a son by him, which neither acknowledged.           Moira Hodgson, review of American Lady by Caroline de Margerie,…

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Cape Town Fights Flip Flop Flap to Keep Fun at Bay

July 19, 2018
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OYSTERVILLE, Mass.  This exclusive enclave on Cape Cod does not spring readily to mind when tourists think of summer vacations, and the local Chamber of Commerce aims to keep it that way. If you have…

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Writing Coach Helps Literary Tyros Get Over Their Youthful Selves

July 18, 2018
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SOMERVILLE, Mass.  Like many professional writers, Maggie Turbek can recall with clarity the first time she set crayon to paper with the thought of becoming a writer.  “I wrote a poem when I was four,” she…

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Jack Garner, Parsley Farmer

July 17, 2018
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Jack Garner gazed out over the farm that had been in his family for three generations and let out a sigh of exasperation. He looked down the rows of curly leaf parsley, often used as…

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Your Bug Advisor

July 16, 2018
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Summer is here and bugs are back!  There are between six and ten million species of insects, but only one for humans.  Hardly seems like a fair fight, which is why you need Your Bug Advisor on your…

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Don’t Call Me Bambi

July 15, 2018
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Don’t Call Me Bambi

A deer crashed into a liquor store in Weymouth, Mass., breaking a $205 limited edition bottle of beer, cocktail glasses and high-end liquors, causing damage estimated at $3,000 before sprinting out the front door. The Boston…

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Ask the Aesthetician

July 14, 2018
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After climbing to the top of the corporate ladder many women find themselves unfulfilled, silently asking themselves “Is this all there is? A seven-figure salary as a top international financial advisor helping billionaires shelter their wealth from…

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Dance of the Banana Republic Dictators

July 13, 2018
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Venezuela has sponsored a ballet about Hugo Chavez, depicting the late dictator as a boy selling sweets known as “spiders” on the streets, giving up his dream of becoming a professional baseball player, and dancing…

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