The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, June 13, 2003


My father and I have been spending a lot of time together lately. Through various random twists of timing and fate, we've recently found ourselves situated for the moment at the same place, both literally and figuratively. He is in his second year of retirement, and I am on an extended maternity leave. As different as the contexts for our respective situations ...more

It rained. Anyone involved in this year's graduation at Concord-Carlisle High School will mention this first, for it was the overwhelming fact of the day. Yet, while we, the graduates, were all sitting outdoors and slowly becoming drenched, the rain did not have our attention. In fact, all I heard was how glad we were to be outside so all of our relatives ...more

Seniors ...more

Where in Carlisle would you find the curious box-like structures pictured above? First, it might be helpful to answer the question "What in Carlisle?" These structures are actually beehives; home to an enclave of honeybees that live and work in the Cranberry Bog. ...more

"Well late at night when you're sleeping, poison ivy comes a creeping all around." (Jerry Lieber/Mike Stoller) ...more

Have you noticed, that in the days since September 11, and during the recent war in Iraq, just how patriotic we suddenly seem to be? Flags are flying, yellow ribbons abound, and people seem to be in a revived state of "God and Country." ...more

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