Many of those here worked for that great Irish American Massachusetts dynasty Kennedy World. Some for JFK, others for his brothers Robert or Ted. The expression Democrats could have been invented for these men. Then everything changed. The newspaper stories took a decidedly different slant as the month progressed. All the log driving jobs were taken, and the last crews had headed up river.
Bulldogs lock Haydon Hodge scored three tries to send Goulburn to the top of the ladder after the opening fortnight of the season. But it was the performance of halfback Nicholas Cornish that was among the most stirring after his brother was taken out of the contest. “Nicholas has really come on in leaps and bounds this year, he had a year last year when he was really still working out his game and working out what was best for him,” Kyle said.
The library of the British Geological Survey (BGS) has been in existence since at least 1842, the year in which the Survey’s first Director, Henry Thomas De la Beche, first recorded the purchase of ‘books for the Library of the Museum’. The Library today holds many rare old volumes pertaining to geology, mineralogy and fossils, mining, agriculture and topography. In this last category falls a curious work by the poet Michael Drayton (1563 1631), entitled: Poly Olbion, or, a chorographicall description of tracts, rivers, mountaines, forests, and other parts of this renowned Isle of Great Britaine, with intermixture of the most remarquable stories, antiquities, wonders, rarityes, pleasures, and commodities of the same: digested in a poem..
I’ve been reading The Mirror and the Light, the final installment of Hilary Mantel’s epic account of the inner life of Thomas Cromwell, Henry VIII’s most powerful minister the guy who arranged for the beheading of Anne Boleyn while listening to whatever classical music my husband puts on. But just so you don’t think it’s all award winning fiction and high art where we’re quarantining, we’ve also been watching 90 Day Fianc, which is a complete (and completely engrossing) shit show, and The Simple Life with Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie, which I missed when it first ran. So obviously I would suggest fiction, music, and crap television and anal, of course..
Wednesday was “Beard Night” at Fenway Park, where fans in either naturally grown or ersatz beards could buy a ticket for $1, a celebration of the hirsute team nearingits season’s end.Martha Coakley greeted Jamie Berger (left) of Auburn and Tyler Castagno of Wayland outside Fenway Park, along with husband Thomas F. O’Connor Jr. Massachusetts, a Sixth Amendment case.”You look very familiar,” Coakley responded, an assertion Grasso, a criminal defense attorney, appeared not to buy completely.Another man, waiting with two friends for another to join them, asked Coakley, “Do you want to be our fourth?””No,” Coakley smiled.”Oh, c’mon, Martha,” replied the man, who declined to be identified.”It’s, like, a dollar ticket if you go to Gate E,” one young man, wearing a fake beard, told Coakley after she asked whether he had paid the discount rate.Coakley was not always so eager to campaign outside the city’s revered ballpark.