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29 May 2010

What’s good: Thank a veteran

I strolled down to the Woodstock, Vermont, Memorial Day parade this morning. As I headed out, our neighbor Ducky saw me and decided to walk with me. I lost her in the crowd later as I shooting pictures. For some reason, the parade was on Saturday. I know they didn’t start it on Saturday thinking it might last until Monday. Woodstock is a small town and this is a classic small town parade. It started with a dozen or so […]

29 Apr 2010

What’s good: The new reflecting the old

Many years ago someone decided, and got others to go along, to build an ugly glass and steel building next to the classic courthouse and historic church in downtown Somerville. It happened a couple of years before I got here in 1987. When the sun is low, the reflection of the old church turns golden.

14 Apr 2010

What’s good: Finding beauty in Newark

I was on journalism career day panel today for students at Rutgers in Newark. Newark is one of my least favorite places, it is run down, grimy and overall ugly. But there is some amazing architecture. I drove past a stunning building with delicate, detailed scrolling along the roof. It looked like it hadn’t been occupied for 20 years and had a “For Sale” in front. I thought about how cool it would be to buy the place cheap and […]