Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Action Figures

My friend Tricia Lupien, who writes and draws the webcomic Swiftriver, has just done the cover for a new book, Action Figures: Issue 1 – Secret Origins (Volume 1) by Michael Bailey. Really proud of you, Tricia! (I just bought … Continue reading

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Hyperbole and Exaggeration

So apparently it’s lame to write a post about how much I love the Boston commuter rail. They have wifi now, and even though it’s pretty spotty,  playing Facebook games is far superior to driving. Instead I’ll tell you about … Continue reading

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The Registry of Deeds

The other night, Stick and I went to a wine tasting, where I clarified my life goals. Um. Yes, I suppose that needs an explanation. We stopped in to a wine tasting at a small shop, just another thing I like … Continue reading

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I’d like to direct you all to my friend Tricia’s new webcomic, Swiftriver. Swiftriver started a couple months ago, so start with the first comic and follow the story of Bowie Swiftriver. Check it out, leave Tricia a comment or … Continue reading

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Voter Registration

Today I called to find out where I go to register to vote (there are voter registration drives all over the place but I always see them when I’m in hurrying to class or to pick up Stick) and I … Continue reading

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Obligatory Election Comments

I really resented the vote-with-your-ovaries movement among Hilary supporters. A woman president would be nice, but I found the idea that women are a cohesive voting group who should all pick Hilary based on gender kind of demeaning. Not entirely … Continue reading

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The Pastor’s Daughter

I got my license several years ago in Massachusetts, but it expired while I was in China, and now that I’m home in New Jersey, I’d like to drive legally. Today I spent a couple hours on the phone with … Continue reading

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Culture Shock, Girlfriend Shock

Back in Massachusetts, I’m delighted by a paper cup of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, by having friends in the same time zone and by the stunning realization that in an entire day of repatriation errands and then a dinner with friends, … Continue reading

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Seventeen Hours Late

Pie2k is a webcomic my old boyfriend Matt writes about a bunch of crazy characters who bear an uncanny resemblance to his college friends. In one strip, a young man called “Miko” is waiting for a visit from his friend … Continue reading

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