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…

A Band Called Death…

A Band Called Death…

So I have been hearing great things about this flic for a while now and while sitting on the couch last night trying to catch my breath because I’m bloated from the 9000 calories I consumed, I see it pop up on my Netflix menu….it…

The Iran Situation…

The Iran Situation…

A peaceful resolution to any potential conflict where our sons and daughters are asked to put their necks on the line is always the most desirable option. But today I had a very interesting conversation with a gentleman who served in the Israeli Army. Not…

Our Mayor is a Dot Rat!

Our Mayor is a Dot Rat!

Congrats to Martin J Walsh….you worked harder than anyone. Which is a hallmark of being a Dot Rat! Dorchester is proud of you and I’m sure your father is upstairs smiling tonight!

The 1776 foot middle finger…

The 1776 foot middle finger…

One World Trade Center¬†is so sexy I can’t stand it…..     I’m already thinking of 2001 and everyone affected on that day. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to rebuilding on this sacred ground. You have done more for your country than you…

So I have a watch problem…

So I have a watch problem…

Hi, I’m Dot Rat and I’m a Watchaholic…. (this is when you all go “Hi Dot Rat”) YES! I admit it…it’s taken me a while to finally come clean…I have a legit problem with watches. Not really sure where this comes from because over the…

We love you Jane!

We love you Jane!

I just wanted to take a moment and acknowledge the awesome story the Dorchester Reporter did on Jane Richard today. Seeing her standing there with a huge smile on her face kind of made all my problems seem very petty and small. Jane fought like…

It’s Dot Day!

It’s Dot Day!

Nearly 400 years ago a bunch of Pilgrims needed a packie and some food. They decided to hit what is now Dot Ave. They loved it so much they built a few triple deckers and never left. Well…not exactly…but thank god for those original Dot…

Next Gen Navy…

Next Gen Navy…

I knew the military was in transition….but it’s truly amazing how fast it happens. Check out the first successful launch of an unmanned X-47B aboard the USS George H.W. Bush today. This signals a new chapter in our Navy’s history. Bravo to the amazingly brilliant…