Tag Archives: Boston

Riding the MBTA subways . . . all of them!

The Orange Line gets more upscale advertising than the Red Line’s Mattapan extension. The riders on the B branch of the Green Line are on average much younger than on the other lines. A free doughnut may not taste better, … Continue reading

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Snow days, no days, in a daze

The news reports tell me Boston has just set a record for snowfall in 30 days, a bit over 61 inches. This is more than we received in the month of the Blizzard of ’78, which all but shut the … Continue reading

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Tragedy and uncertainty in Boston

This is a blog about mysteries and magic. Well, today we have had a real-life mystery unfold through the magic of explosives technology: the multiple bombings at the Boston Marathon, just across the river. As death tolls from explosions go, … Continue reading

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