Today I’m flying back to Boston from Dallas. As a matter of fact, as I write this I’m on the plane and we’re heading from the gate to the runway. I was surprised on my way down here how dramatic my process with the TSA wasn’t. The TSA is pretty much my nightmare of a government agency.
Today, when I went to my screening to leave Dallas, I lived my nightmare.
I received this at work and sent it to Geoff and we both agreed that we’re going to go. This is important and discussions like these need to happen with sympathetic audiences like you find here in MA and elsewhere. If you’re in the neighborhood, won’t you join us? It’s FREE and open to the public.
Reflections on Gender: A Panel Discussion of Transgender History
There are so few Americans of Portuguese descent that are seen on the national stage, much less the international stage, and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz has managed to do both. He is one of the few people in politics and policy circles that I would totally go all fanboy over if I ever had the chance to meet him.
Why? you might ask. After all, this guy is probably more famous for his hair in American culture than for anything else about him.
Today we brought home the newest member of our family, Dash. Dash is a 6-year-old black and tan tweenie male long hair dachshund. We thought initially that the previous owners had named him Dash because so many people mispronounce dachshund as “dash-hound.” Apparently that’s not the case, this little guy is fast.
Oh, please please please let it happen. We did notice a question about our internet service on our last resident survey so it got us thinking about it again.
As some of you may have noticed, Kelly and I have had repeated issueswith the quality of our Internet service here in Cambridge over the years. It is something that both of us care deeply about as both of us have worked in IT and both of us are everyday users of the Internet for personal and business purposes. But considering that we live in what I would consider the technology capital of the East Coast, the quality and quantity of Internet service providers is terrible, frankly. Cambridge considers itself a major center for innovation and it certainly is, but it is also somewhat ridiculous that for many people Internet connectivity is both expensive and unreliable.
I just received this today. Please crosspost or forward to interested parties. Contact info is below.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church of Southborough, MA is in immediate need of an interim Organist. This person will be responsible for playing in the 10:45am Sunday service and for working with the choir. This is an interim position that will serve until a new permanent Organist & Choirmaster is appointed.
For more information on St. Mark’s and this position please contact Rev. Phil LaBelle.