Monthly Archives: March 2010

Foxboro Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt 2010

by Robert Gillis
Published in the Foxboro Reporter 4/2010

Despite a very busy schedule of coloring eggs and making Easter baskets, the Easter Bunny made time to visit the children of Foxboro this past Saturday.

The Foxboro Jaycees once again brought the bunny to Foxboro Common in their annual spring event. Under rather cool temperatures but a gorgeous blue sky, the children collected candy-filled multi-colored eggs and then had their free picture taken with their furry friend.

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Oh, boy! The nice banker in the email says I won $900,000! (fifth time this week)

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Protect yourself online! Scammers are everywhere. Use COMMON SENSE and be SAFE when online. NEVER disclose private information to strangers.  Sounds too good to be true?  it probably is.

by Robert Gillis

This gem arrived in my spam folder today, and it was so perfectly, wonderfully, amazingly STUPID that I just had to share this one. Obviously, it’s fraud,  just delete it, but there ARE folks who get taken every year by these scammers, so again, to anyone who doe not understand this fraud: Please be safe and delete it. 

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Schoolyard bullying is no right of passage

For a very long time I have been searching for the right image to accompany this Op/Ed, and finally found this extraordinary and perfect image by Jesse Garrison, entitled “Shatterkid.” This image, like none I have ever seen, exactly captures the emotion and effect of what that broken window did to that scared kid back in 1979. I contacted the photographer and would like to say a huge THANK YOU to Jessee for your permission for me to use this image. Original URL is http://www.flickr.com/photos/jg33/4890702047 -- Copyright Jesse Garrison (https://www.flickr.com/photos/jg33/) and used with Jesse's permission and under license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0
For a very long time I have been searching for the right image to accompany this Op/Ed, and finally found this extraordinary and perfect image by Jesse Garrison, entitled “Shatterkid.” This image, like none I have ever seen, exactly captures the emotion and effect of what that broken window did to that scared kid back in 1979. I contacted the photographer and would like to say a huge THANK YOU to Jessee for your permission for me to use this image.
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