Blog Posts

Smoots, Naticks, and glass bananas

By Kate Blackwood / May 2, 2024

Enjoy this quiz of Boston area oddities!

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Five things I know about the Boston Marathon and one I don’t

By Kate Blackwood / March 30, 2024

As Patriots’ Day approaches, I’ve been reading up on the history and lore of this storied race.

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Using the moon as a platform

By Kate Blackwood / February 29, 2024

NASA landed on the moon this month for the first time in 51 years, carrying a radio telescope experiment I’ve grown rather attached to.

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Book cover: 1000 Words

1000 Words. 32,000 companions

By Kate Blackwood / January 31, 2024

The first few weeks of 2024 delivered a tool for counteracting discouragement and isolation: the book “1000 Words: A Writer’s Guide to Staying Creative, Focused, and Productive All Year Round.”

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