• The bacon consultant…

    January 28, 2013 Jake DiMare

    This past Sunday, while cooking a delicious brunch of fresh berries, pancakes, and bacon, Jackie became frustrated. “I’ve toasted it and fried it in the pan…But it won’t ¬†get crispy.” She remarked, with considerable dismay. Jackie is her own toughest critic when it comes to cooking. I honestly can’t recall a meal she’s presented without…

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  • We're alive!

    December 21, 2012 Jake DiMare

    Now that another doomsday prophecy has been debunked we can focus on the true importance of December 21. Happy Winter Solstice day! Winter solstice is officially the first day of winter and occurs when the North Pole is tilted 23.5 degrees away from the sun. Tonight will be the longest night of the year. Most…

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  • Remember me?

    November 29, 2012 Jake DiMare

    I looked up in the sky last night and noticed Jupiter, dancing with the moon and staring back down at me. For some reason at this same moment I heard a voice in my head, and it said: Remember when you wrote stuff? Yes Jupiter. I see you up there…And I do remember writing stuff.…

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  • Just keep swimming…

    July 22, 2012 Jake DiMare

    My friends Mike, Julian and I narrowly escaped potential disaster yesterday after being goaded into trying to swim out to a big rock pile off a beach in Gloucester. From the beach at the end of Brace Cove road at the top of the map below, to the light colored rock pile at the bottom,…

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  • America: We're (NOT) #1!

    July 12, 2012 Jake DiMare

    Aaron Sorkin’s rant through Will McAvoy, the lead character in his hit new HBO series ‘Newsroom’ is almost correct…According to the Wikipedia list of top international rankings by country, America is number 1 in many categories. Here are just a few: Largest cheese producer, largest importer, largest external debt, highest production of corn and beef.…

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  • Feel the burn…

    July 9, 2012 Jake DiMare

    Most people who know me are aware of the fact I love my girl Jackie, sailboats, Jiu Jitsu, making fun of Conservatives and food. A few people who know me well also know I love fast cars…And occasionally driving my own Subaru WRX pretty fast, when I can get away with it. Every now and…

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  • A history lesson for Republicans

    July 3, 2012 Jake DiMare

    I found this Republican propaganda about President John F. Kennedy online this morning and I couldn’t be more captivated by the rhetoric. Sounds awfully familiar to me… It seems Conservatives have been playing from the same sheet music for a long time. It’s further galvanized my belief in the idea that Conservatives are all about…

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  • Mr. Rogers Remixed | Garden of Your Mind

    June 14, 2012 Jake DiMare

    I can’t stop listening to this new Melody Sheep video mashup using official Mister Rogers archive content. It really captures a sense of wonder… You can hear (and purchase) more of Melody Sheep’s work here.

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  • Sailing site…

    May 27, 2012 Jake DiMare

    I’ve decided to start another blog, dedicated to sailing adventures. Check it: Running Downwind

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  • Baby Boomers…

    May 10, 2012 Jake DiMare

    A companion to my latest article on The Good Men Project.

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