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New Years Heads up

January 6, 2014 by


Sorry everyone for our recent absence. Due to several deaths in my family I was unable to keep up with our posting schedule. Normally Mr Silveira would have kept the wheels on the bus, but he was caring for an ill family member and was unsure of how I wanted to run the remainder of […]

Anne Rice, Internet Reviews and Review Bullying

November 25, 2013 by


Anne Rice has recently brought up the topic of reviews….what one would consider an appropriate means of reviewing authors and writers, how authors respond to them, and what happens to new authors if they seek to defend and clarify. As artists, bloggers, and writers  also function as their own site managers, this is a discussion […]

Fall Has Fallen and Our Work Once Again Begins

November 7, 2013 by


Well the summer tourist season has ended, and I hope everyone has enjoyed the vacation time and had a chance to get some exposure to the travelers visiting our shores. The summer hiatus of the Boston Harbor Picayune is coming to a close. As other commitments wane, and we turn back to our work and […]

Empty Your Spam Buffers

August 26, 2013 by


You have to make sure that you are permanently deleting your spam out of your spam buffers. Spam works by creating false links between a shady or malicious site with non commercial sites like art blogs. Keeping a comment by someone in your buffer ought to be a vote of confidence in both directions. Google […]

Welcome Will and Great Conversation

August 21, 2013 by


We’d like to welcome Will Crockan, the newest member of The Boston Harbor Picayune’s staff, as a contributing columnist. It’s really great to see Will talking with some of you in the comments of his first column article. The format of the Boston Harbor Picayune functions best when we all interact with each other as […]

Oracle’s Summer Shots

August 17, 2013 by


Art Advice from the Oracle

August 10, 2013 by


Just a reminder to everyone that it’s the tax holiday weekend in Massachusetts. It’s a great time to get out there and stock up on some well needed supplies or buy that work you’ve had your eye on.  You can save a bit of cash as you help out the employees of these establishments. The […]