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Posts tagged ‘2001’

The new millennium saw me getting back into anime in a big way. I’d been a fan since the Star Blazers days, but my interest began to cool after the space opera/giant robo craze gave way to other, less interesting-to-me fandoms. The force that swung the pendulum came from multiple overlapping vectors. My forays into […]

The purpose of this feature was to reconstruct a timeline of events through the lens of a hobby I adored through most of my teens and early adulthood. As we start to enter the final stretch, that timeline — and the personal connections that drove it — becomes a bit unraveled. For all intents and […]

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 26

February 26th, 2017

(from “Jungle Work” by Len Kaminski Aluir Amancio, and Claude St. Aubin in Justice League of Amazons #1, March 2001) Despite the changes in coloration and form, some aspects of the original specimen have remained.

Magnetic mosaic

March 2nd, 2015

From the time Maura bought her first VCR in 1993 up until we moved into the House on the Hillside in 2004, prostate the two of us recorded at least two dozen video scrap books of odds ‘n’ ends taped from basic cable. It was a means of preserving items of note in those days […]

In the late summer of 2001, nurse my little brother married his high school sweetheart and moved from his temporary post-college digs in Woburn to an apartment in Allston. As his new place only alloted tenants a single parking space, stuff he and his wife opted to keep her newer model Ford Escort and pass […]

O hoppy day

November 25th, 2011

Forget doorbusters, more about the totally unforseeable trampling of some hapless minimum wage retail prole, medical and the siren song of crap you neither need nor can afford — today is Baby Bunny Day. It was on November 25, 2001 that Shona MacRogh gave birth to a litter of seven adorable squirming lumps of fur. […]

As I sifted through the flood of media commentary on the death of Osama Bin Laden, refractionist one headline in particular caught me attention. It read — and I’m mildly paraphrasing here because it has long since been buried under the virtual fold — “Bin Laden failed to change America.” My first reaction (besides checking […]

Off the rails

April 27th, 2011

I remember the the events of September 11, sale 2001 as if they happened this morning. I remember arriving at work and being told that a plane had crashed into the World Trade Center. “What, like a Piper Cub?” “No, a jetliner.” “For real?” I remember when the second plane hit the WTC, hearing word […]

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