Month: January 2014

The Dot Rat troops…

The Dot Rat troops…

Yes it’s true….I was a Boy Scout. Good ole Troop 40 out of Saint Marks to be exact. I couldn’t pin down the exact time but if my memory serves me, my buddy Timmy across the street was the one who got me into it.…

The road to Georgia…

The road to Georgia…

It’s been 18 years since my younger brother walked through the door with his new baby boy in his arms. My brother was extremely nervous about his new role, I can remember his face turning bright red when he couldn’t figure out how to get…

The Scally Cap…

The Scally Cap…

So in keeping with the tradition of being completely random with my posts, I have decided to have a word regarding something very important to me…the Scally cap. Sure some of your are like “WTF Dot Rat…are these hats really that important?” to which I…

Mayor 54…

Mayor 54…

It’s official….a Dot Rat is mayor of Boston. The goosebumps moment for me during the speech was his reference to the hills of Boston and that the focus should not only be on Beacon Hill but also on Savin Hill, Telegraph Hill, Bunker Hill, Popes…

Dot girls regulate…

Dot girls regulate…

Through the years I’ve witnessed girls from the neighborhood get into scuffles. As you can imagine, Dorchester girls are typically tough by default. These are blue collar gals that don’t have time for BS. Instead of wasting energy on drawn out sh*t talking that you…