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September 09, 2008

Boston, Heah We Ah!

Donald Pittenger writes:

Dear Blowhards --

We staggered into Boston on the red-eye.

So, what's up?

According to the Boston Toast:

And this is good old Boston,
The home of the bean and the cod,
Where the Lowells talk only to Cabots,
And the Cabots talk only to God.

So far, I haven't seen a bean. Nor a cod, Lowell or Cabot.

As for God, I'm not sure if the Democrat candidate will bother to campaign much in safe Massachusetts. But I'll keep my eyes peeled while I'm here.



posted by Donald at September 9, 2008


Welcome to Boston! Watch out for the drunken Kennedys.

Posted by: wph on September 9, 2008 7:00 PM

Yes, remember Chappaquiddick. And everything else Ted Kennedy has done.

Posted by: anon on September 10, 2008 12:12 AM

Welcome! And if you want to cross the river into Cambridge and have a look at the biotech world while you're here, just drop me a line at that Gmail address. I'll show you around the labs.

Posted by: Derek Lowe on September 10, 2008 6:49 AM

Derek -- Thanks, but we're only in town for a day and a half ... and Nancy has her plans for today. (My plan for jet-lagged yesterday was to take in the MFA, which we did. A report might happen when I get the opportunity.)

Posted by: Donald Pittenger on September 10, 2008 8:08 AM

Damn, too late again. I live near Boston and would love to meet up with you next time you visit. Please e-mail me for contact info.

Posted by: Mitch on September 11, 2008 8:37 PM

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