October 25, 2018

In case you missed last weekend’s National Chemistry celebration at the Museum of Science, do not despair! The week ends with a similarly exciting celebration at the Boston Children’s Museum on Saturday (http://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/calendar/national-chemistry-...

October 18, 2018

This is a wonderful weekend to be a chemist in Boston, because we are starting National Chemistry Week on Sunday with an enormous chemistry celebration at the Boston Science Museum. Check out this link: https://www.mos.org/public-events/national-chemistry-week-celebrat...

October 11, 2018

What are you up to this weekend, scientists? If you haven’t checked out King Richard’s Faire, in Carver, MA, this would be a great time to try it! Check out the official website here: https://kingrichardsfaire.net/. Basically this is a Rennaisance fair, where you can t...

November 30, 2017

Last day of November, so I guess that mean’s ski season is just around the corner. I grew up skiing a few days a year (usually on one outing to the Poconos or the Berkshires or occasionally Vermont). Now that our family lives so much closer to ski resorts, I have been...

November 29, 2017

Let’s talk about chess. Why, you may ask? Well, on a personal note, my oldest child (and to a lesser extent, my younger two) have become very interested in playing chess over the past couple of years, and have participated in a whole variety of chess tournaments (which...

November 21, 2017

Continuing in our Thanksgiving theme, let’s talk about cranberries. There is a strong local crop of cranberries (see blog post from earlier this month) and their peak harvest time is this month, so you are likely to find lots of local cranberry options available. How d...

November 16, 2017

One week away from Thanksgiving, so let’s talk about turkey. First, true confessions: I do not actually like eating turkey. I don’t like its taste, or the texture, or even the smell to be honest. STUFFING, on the other hand. Sweet potato pie. Cranberry sauce. Pumpkin e...

November 14, 2017

As you may have noticed, we changed the clocks this past weekend, and so now it is starting to really feel like winter is coming. Personally, I like this clock change, at least in the mornings, because for most of the year I am a morning person, except when it starts t...

October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween, readers! What are you doing to celebrate this exciting annual event? Around here, our family doesn't actually do much Halloween celebrating, but I did decide to mark the occasion today by getting a flu shot! I know, I know. Really living it up here wit...

October 27, 2017

It’s going to be a weekend, again! What are you doing? Lots of Halloween options for the last weekend before Halloween occurs, in Boston, my hometown of Sharon, MA, and in Rhode Island.

In Boston, consider the Halloween pet parade (see link here: https://www.facebook.co...

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