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Archive for January, 2017

It’s Not About Caesar

If angst, rhetoric and chatter were water, America would need an ark.  The hive has been whacked with a Trump stick and it is buzzing like mad.  Oh, I am fully aware that many of the worker bees are in favor of the stick; clearly enough to get him elected.  But the delighted and disgruntled […]

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The Power of Seeing

Yesterday Kristin and I skated to a local theater to see Hidden Figures, the true story of the African-American women who overcame racial prejudice and became indispensable in America’s space program in the 1960s.  It is an excellent film with much to commend it. I could feel the tension build within me as I watched […]

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Four Quarters to Remember

Last night’s college championship game between Alabama and Clemson was one of the best football games I’ve ever seen.  There was history on the line, juicy coaching backstories, spectacular big plays and a thrilling come from behind win on the last play of the game.  I think even those with little interest in football would […]

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Ready For My Last New Year

Saturday night was my 50th New Year’s Eve and it is clearly not as compelling as it once was.  Kristin and I watched the ball drop on New York time and then went to bed.  At midnight, Pacific Time, I was fast asleep and all I remember of the turn of the year was the […]

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