Monthly Archives: January 2013

From June 2012 — Reunion

In my own small corner of the world, this is a big week.   My 18-year old stepdaughter will graduate from high school on Friday.  My 17-year old son will finish his junior year the same day.  And on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Twilight Talk Podcast (Scott Brown, Interim Appointment, Twitter and more)

On Monday night, I joined Mara Dolan on “Twilight Talk.”  We talked about the upcoming Senate race; Scott Brown; and Twitter privacy.  The podcast follows:   Twilight Talk- Josh Davis 2

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#Bqhatevwr: Why Scott Brown won’t win

The race to be the next US Senator from Massachusetts is about to start in earnest and all signs (including a tweet that says “Yes.  Get ready.”) suggest that former Senator Scott Brown will run again.  With the impending race … Continue reading

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From June 2012 — Horse Racing, Hope and Change

In 1978, Affirmed won horse racing’s triple crown — the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes.  Since that time 11 three years old horses (the same number as have ever won the three race series) arrived at the Belmont Stakes … Continue reading

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From 2012 — Colorado (my blog following the Aurora shootings)

Many of us have spent a lot of this weekend trying to make sense of madness.  We now live in a world that includes the reality that a night at the movies can explode in gunfire, just as we learned … Continue reading

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Taking the boys to Pippin

Last Spring, Wellesley High School teacher David McCullough garnered national attention for his speech to the school’s graduating seniors.  He told them, again and again, that they were not special.  In painstaking detail, he let them know that they were … Continue reading

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From December 2012 — Home (thoughts about parenting)

Parenting is a constant challenge.  From the earliest moments when the baby thinks you know what he or she needs and you don’t until the moment they head off to college (and beyond), you draw on instinct, nerve and worry.  … Continue reading

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