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Mad Men, Om-ness, and the Real, Real Thing?

May 20, 2015

Tags: Mad Men, Draper, Real Thing, Om

In the annals of media, perhaps more will be written about Mad Men and its ending than any TV drama, movie, book, YouTube clip, you name it. The conclusion of the seven-series titan of a series will be dissected so many ways virtually nothing will be left of it.

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Abraham Lincoln and the Power of Storytelling

April 15, 2015

Tags: Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, assassination, storyteller, Lincoln jokes

Abraham Lincoln died 150 years ago today. He is considered many things: the greatest U.S. president, a martyr, a savior, Jesus figure, down-home lawyer, master politician and strategist. But perhaps his greatest gift and the one we should remember him by was his power as a storyteller.


We know Abraham Lincoln as (more…)

Make Your Day: A Class Act Gets His Due

April 7, 2015

Tags: JoJo White, Basketball Hall of Fame, Celtics, mMake it Count

JoJo White has been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

It should make your day, even if you don't know who he is.

JoJo is all class. To call him a class act doesn't do him justice, because it is no act. This may be a large part of the reason many people (more…)

Remembrances of Winter Past—Fondly (Really)

April 1, 2015

Tags: Winter, spring, snow, art, natutre

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April Fools, we still have snow in New England. And I am walking on it.

I officially lost a bet today to my son, Cory. I said the snow in our yard would be mostly gone. We rounded up the visible lawn to 1 percent, and that's being generous.

I can still walk atop the (more…)

Take this Shovel and ...

March 28, 2015

Tags: snowblower, winter, ice, shovel, boy, power

The snow cliff in my driveway, aka Canyon Ranch & Spa, shows a geological formation of distinct snow eventss. Ouch.
By Steve Castle

Tired of winter? Fed up with the endless chore of snow removal?

I have perfected the cleanest, most efficient way to remove large piles of snow. No loud snowblowers. No expensive snow plowing.

After years of careful study, I now possess the finest snow removing systems in history.

My finely tuned (more…)

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