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Microburst!


I haven't wikied Microburst, so I have no idea of what it actually is. Maybe a baby tornado? A grown up gust?

Whatever the case, Arlington had one last night. We were meeting a writer for dinner. He was late. Texted. There's flooding. Minutes pass.





We get a call. "Hey Micah. I'm not entirely sure I can even make it over there. Traffic was diverted off of Mass. Ave. The they took us off of Broadway....

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Dixieland in Menotomy.



I was just out in my yard, minding my business, stirring up the compost bin, ignoring the canons firing around the corner during the Patriot's Day Parade. When low and behold!

What's that? Dixieland Jazz down on Massachusetts Avenue? I jumped over the fence, ran a block and my ears and face both lit up like Christmas morning. And I wanted to share the Hot Tamale Brass Bandwith you. Cause you...

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The local paper.


In this age where you can make blogs all around the world, it really is something to make the local paper.



Our neighbors saved a paper copy and gave it to us, cause when it went live on the internet, I didn't even know we had a real printed paper in the town.


It was in a converted tobacco factory in North Carolina where advertising professionals Micah and Marianna Whitson first met — a fact that...

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Have barbecue, will travel.


I'll do a proper post on Blue Ribbon Barbecue at some point in the future. Cause it sure is worthy of its own.

But this post is to say that last night we did what the holidays are for: we invited friends (one Ole Miss, one Tufts) out to the house to get the best 'cue in Boston and just had a good old time getting to know each other.

And since we found out Marianna can't eat gluten anymore, we made...

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