Archive for the tag 'travel'

Jan 21 2009

Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg and the Nipmuc Indians

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In central Massachusetts, on the southern end of Worcester County, east of the town of Webster, lies Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg. View Larger Map A couple of Internet sources explain that the lake’s name is Nipmuc (Algonquian) for “You fish on your side; I fish on my side; nobody fishes in the middle.” I suspect that the […]

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Jan 17 2009

Virgin Galactic may have America’s first spaceport in New Mexico

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In an almost scifi start to the new year, writes New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson announced “Virgin Galactic has signed a 20 year lease agreement with the State of New Mexico. Virgin Galactic’s world headquarters will be established in New Mexico and its operations will be located at New Mexico’s Spaceport America, the nation’s […]

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Aug 07 2006

Sippin’ in Salem

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Randye and I couldn’t have asked for better weather this past weekend. On Saturday, I was weeding a heinous strip of crab grass in our woodchips when our friend Mike called. “Hey,” he said, “I’m heading up to Salem to meet some friends to hang out at a local bar and today is the Maritime […]

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