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Wednesday: SS Rate Ladders, 1x

Weather:  Perfect!  60F, dry, almost no wind.


  • Rate ladders: 3′ @ 18, 2′ @ 20, 1′ @ 22
  • As many I could do in the time I had which was about an hour.
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8 x 500 / 3' rest - 1x

Nice weather.  Light breeze (3 mph) from the WNW.  A cross head wind going up river and a cross tail wind going down river.

To put it gently, I had limited expectations for this session.   433 more words

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Some Guys Caught Carp In the Charles River

We spoke to Jon and Anthony of GetBent.TV on how they caught carp in the Charles River.

One caller was claiming that the bait they used was illegal. 65 more words


Thursday: 14K of technique work

Another perfect morning!  Sunny, 60F.  Very light wind (0-2mph) from the north.  This is basically a cross head wind going downriver, and a cross tail wind heading up river, I only noticed it a couple of moments in the row.   262 more words

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That was the spring the master escape artist came to Boston. Everyone knew about Houdini—the man who slipped through chains as if they were ribbons, the man who spirited his way out of locked coffins, the man who burst from straightjackets the way other people glide through rooms. 769 more words

Creative Nonfiction

Monday:14K OTW rate ladders

Partly cloud.  Temps started in the mid-40s but climbed rapidly.  By the time I finished, it was nearly 60F.  Winds were light at first, but built through the session and for most of the time, the wind was out of the west at about 10mph with gusts to 15mph.   177 more words

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MIT Celebrates 100 Years in Cambridge with Pyrotechnics!

Yesterday May 7, 2016 as part of a day long celebration called “Moving Day” the Massachusetts Institute of Technology put on a spectacular pyrotechnics and light show over the Charles River. 17 more words

Boston Photography