Archive for August, 2013

The sorrow of driving on Storrow

Posted: 6th August 2013 by Keith MacKenzie in driving
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Ever since moving to Boston – or actually, the northern area of the region – I’ve had the pleasure of driving up and down Storrow Drive. It’s a stretch of road which cuts through Back Bay between the lovely neighbourhoods and Charles River in a rather unfortunate urban design that deprives people of the opportunity […]

Adventures in the local supermarket

Posted: 5th August 2013 by Keith MacKenzie in culture
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“Excuse me, do you have a washroom here?” “A wa-what?” “Washroom.”

A piggyback ride?

Posted: 1st August 2013 by Keith MacKenzie in Uncategorized

Yes, that title is a very deliberate pun. Here I was, this morning, driving through the center of Woburn after dropping off the kids at daycare, when I saw a cop – yes, a bonafide Woburn city policeman – hitching a ride on the back of a construction truck. That’s something you don’t see everyday. […]