The volcano won the first battle. Last week, we were supposed to have a long-planned vacation to Belgium. On Thursday morning the Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupted from its glacial hibernation in Iceland. Flights across Northern Europe were canceled to avoid the dangers of flying through the volcanic ash plume. It gave us an opportunity to teach [...]
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Last Sunday I brought The Son to his first game at Fenway Park. No surprise that he was more interested in the food than the game. Still, he managed to stick around to hear the crowd sing Sweet Carolina, one of his favorite songs. He joined right in.
I am spending the day at Boston’s Museum of Science with The Son. (Mrs. Doug gets The Daughter for the day.) The museum is hosting a media day on Father’s Day. Apparently they think being a contributor to the GeekDad blog counts as being part of the media. Who am I to argue when they [...]
My name is not common, but it is not unique. Like most people with a web presence I get alerts when my name pops up. I thought I would share some of the “Doug Cornelius” presences out there that are not me. Doug Cornelius – Basketball Coach at Yuba College Marysville, CA Doug Cornelius – [...]
Here is the fourth and final victim this year:
Hopefully you recognize the Boston’s Back Bay skyline in this carving. That’s the John Hancock Tower on the left and the Prudential building on the right.
My second victim this Halloween: And the Son with pumpkin number 2. Thanks to the Pumpkin Lady for the Home Sweet Home pumpkin stencil.
I get a little enthusiastic about carving pumpkins. Here is my first victim for 2008: Thanks to the pumpkin lady for the spider pattern.
Yesterday was my last day at The Firm. It was hard to walk out the door after 13 great years. Andy Sucoff extended me an offer to join the real estate group during the summer of 1995. It has been great working with one of the best group of real estate lawyers in the country. [...]
After spending the month of March home with my daughter on paternity leave, I am back in the office. A lot of changes have happened in the real estate industry, but it looks like the players in the debt markets are still trying to figure out what assets they have before they start making money [...]
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