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Friday, June 20, 2008


Philip Gladstone makes weather statistics dependable

Philip Gladstone of Curve Street, who was recently honored as a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Hero of 2008, should also be called a “data quality hero.” Using his weather knowledge and data collection expertise he has made it possible for over 5,000 weather observers from across the country to automatically and accurately ...more

Lazy days ahead . . . summer reading suggestions from the Mosquito

With soaring gas prices and astronomical air fares, Carlisle families might be spending more time at home this summer, just chillin’ with a glass of iced tea and an absorbing book, and occasional day trips to the beach. To help readers make the most of the lazy, hazy times ahead, Mosquito staff members, prodigious readers all, share their favorite reads. ...more

Biodiversity Corner - Predacious Stink Bug

Name. This handsome bug must have been named by a “glass half empty” person. It’s true that the bug is a predator and that it belongs to the stink bug family but way before you discover those things you notice its colors and patterns. ...more

The Kindle: new technology sparks summer reading

When it comes to reading, I’m rarely an “early adopter.” I tend to wait for positive reviews from the leading sources and book awards, and only read new releases from established authors. There’s just too little time to waste. If you’ve spotted me in the new books area of the Gleason Library, it’s only because of its convenient location near the ...more

Carlisle Comments: A new decade

This year I am starting a new decade. In my wildest dreams, I never thought that I would be announcing that fact to the world. I guess that it can happen to all of us, and there are some things that are hard to hide, let alone accept. ...more

’Tis the season for strawberry shortcake

Berry-picking started several weeks ago. So far, I have made two strawberry/rhubarb pies and one strawberry/rhubarb compote. Since this is the week for the FRS Strawberry Festival, I am spurred on to start in myself on strawberry shortcakes for dinner guests, commencing with one for a party at my neighbor’s on the Fourth of July. ...more

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