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March 25, 1639: First U.S. Water Power Canal

March 25, 1639: “America’s first canal to provide industrial water power began (dug by colonists in Dedham, MA); ran from Charles River to Neponset River at Mill Creek.” 103 more words


There is a stubbornness...

“There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.” 21 more words


Work on Exhibit at the Griffin Museum of Photography

I’m again participating in the Atelier Exhibition at the Griffin Museum of Photography.

Atelier 25 opens tonight and runs through March 31.  I want to thank Meg Birnbaum and Amy Amy Rindskopf for leading the exhibition.   10 more words


Day 1518: Left the house before I felt ready

Yesterday, I left the house before I felt ready but not before I was ready to put on this t-shirt:

Sometimes we leave the house before we feel ready. 60 more words

Personal Growth

water over rocks

It was a long walk by the Charles River from Harvard Square and then along Greenough Boulevard. I had set myself a time limit for venturing forth and then I having to turn back. 54 more words


A Measure Of Things

The Smoot

There is a certain satisfaction to be gained in exactitude – knowing the precise size, length or speed of something. Having a common form of measurement also allows us to indulge in that endearing habit of comparing one thing with another. 576 more words


touched by the sun

Seen while walking very very quickly by the Charles River today.