Author - John

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Rescue And Triage

I’m not sure where this week has gone. Hurricane Sandy has blown everyone off course. It wasn’t until Wednesday that Dan and I started to comprehend exactly how fortunate we...

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Calm Before The Storm

New Jersey is in a state of emergency. Hurricane Sandy is scheduled to pass through in the next 24 hours or so. As a safety precaution, the scaffolding around our house has been reduced to...

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Nest

If anyone had told me a year ago that I would get excited and passionate about a thermostat I would have thought they were nuts. But, as it turns out, I am nuts — about the Nest...

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Dan Day Celebration

Our friends Matt and Deb did it again. They threw another wonderful birthday party; this time for Dan. Matt turned the dining room into a personalized gallery. He had hung photos of Dan...

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Moving Forward

On Tuesday afternoon I received a meeting invitation from my boss entitled “Discuss Moving Forward” (he used to write advertising copy). I accepted. I had an idea what was in...

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Allison Park

I was up before dawn this morning. I awoke early and noticed an interesting sky out the window. I decided to take Jack for a walk. Rather than walk around our neighbourhood, I decided to...

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Cape Jack

Jack is vacationing on Cape Cod this weekend. He has a suite at Troutbrook Kennels in Wellfleet. Dan and I are residing a few miles up the road at North Truro. We are staying at a...

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Scooped And Duped

The other evening I created a very tasty dessert (Dan and I don’t usually have dessert). I wanted it to be a treat but still reasonably healthy. Here’s what I put together: •Pistachio...