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Water, water everywhere…

Water, water everywhere…

The other day at work, a person asked me if the water coming out of the water fountain was filtered. I was taken aback for a moment before I remembered that so many places in the world do not have good tasting water even with filtration. Boston, however, is incredibly lucky in terms of our favorite beverage (no it isn’t beer! haha) In recent taste and quality tests, Boston’s water has scored either in the top or as the best…

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Local Travels: Cape Cod

Local Travels: Cape Cod

This week marked the final week of summer before school starts and Eric has to get back to work.  We took our annual trip to Cape Cod late in August, and we planned to follow our normal routine of reading novels, swimming at the beach, and grilling dinner.  This time, we made two additional trips to historical sites in the mid-Cape region. Col. Benjamin Godfrey Windmill The Col. Benjamin Godfrey Windmill in Chatham is a working grist mill located just…

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Map Mondays

Map Mondays

You can get more awesome than these maps here on Buzzfeed! Now, some of them probably aren’t completely accurate, but they are interesting anyways. I especially like this one from CrassTalk:    

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