Category Archives: Boston

Well This is Interesting.

My blog is blowing up. I mean it, it is exploding with views, and I have absolutely no idea why. This is, sadly, a very beloved, but a neglected blog. I started it, I think, in 2007. I had no … Continue reading

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Apollo 1, Honey 0

Boston Red Sox fan here, full of stupefaction and short on sleep. Forgive me if I make no sense. Game 3 had this: Followed by Game 4 with this: Which makes for anything but a boring series. Yet life continues … Continue reading

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Where to begin again?

Hello again! It’s been months of procrastinating, neglect, negligent slackerdom. I could name 70 more adjectives for my writing dodge but it all boiled down to a firm belief that I had absolutely NOTHING to say. Massive writer’s block. Much … Continue reading

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End of the Season, End of an Era

It’s unofficially official. The predicted and expected outcome of the meeting between upper management and Terry Francona will result in the firing of Terry Francona. This will end both a marvelous and frustrating eight year tenure (2004-2011) that concluded in … Continue reading

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One hundred and sixty two and it’s down to the Last Game

“Is your heart going to be able to handle tonight’s game?” Good question. After 161 games of baseball, a dismal start (2-12), an unbelievable June through August and a nine game lead in the Wild Card race to start September, … Continue reading

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Whitey the Ratface and galpal are off the Lam and Going to the Slam (hopefully).

Whitey Bulger, FBI’s Most Wanted, has been captured. All the speculation about where he could be, what he’s been doing and how he’s been living has come to a thudding halt as the world learns he’s been living a comfortable, … Continue reading

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The Spring That Never Was: 2011

It is the unknownth grey and cold day. My fingers are freezing and I have a sweater on. I don’t believe the number or the month on the calendar and I feel like I’ve been in some kind of coma … Continue reading

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Sweetman’s take on the Oscars

I watched the entire Academy Awards show last night so forgiveness please, I’m a little sleep deprived. It was a long show and although I’ve become accustomed to a lot less activity this winter, it was still an epic length … Continue reading

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It’s the little things

I’m back. After nearly a month of silence, I’m back to this beloved blog. It wasn’t a planned hiatus, it was the little things that became bigger things and I hit a writer’s block the size of Montana. Shortly after … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! L Street Brownie Style

Happy New Year! 1-1-11 was warm and sunny. What better way to begin the new year than a dive into the Atlantic with over a thousand of my like-minded friends? Some went from the party to the beach before stumbling … Continue reading

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