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Thanx #17

What more appropriate time to post a new “thanx” article than Thanksgiving week? For regular readers, you know I do this from time to time to remind myself of all I have to be thankful for. I am not thankful … Continue reading

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World Seriously?

I’m watching too much sports.  As a result, my nerves are frayed, my imagination is stunted, and my sleep is deprived.  What can I do?  I’m an American male.  Worse, I’m a New England male. The upside of watching sports … Continue reading

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The World Is Not Enough

No more virtual ink needs to be spilled regarding the recent insanity involving Aaron Hernandez.  Here I go anyway. Is everyone else as sick of hearing about this as I am?  It dominated the local news the day after a … Continue reading

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Brain Damage

In days of yore, it was said that one of the signs of brain damage was writing letters to the editor of the newspaper.  Newspapers are all but passé now.  A new and far more accurate measure of such cranial … Continue reading

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Thanx #7

In spite of the fact that I spend far more time griping than giving thanks, there are far more things to be grateful for than to complain about.  Such wasted energy. I could have one of these posts on a … Continue reading

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2012 Dreams

A few minutes before the ball drops on that era we arbitrarily called 2011, ushering in the equally subjective 2012.  To paraphrase the previously mentioned Scrooge, What’s New Year’s but a time for finding yourself a year older, but not … Continue reading

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This sporting life

With the onset of a new football season, abutting the demise of the real baseball season – the Lowell Spinners season, that is – I am moved to wax philosophical about the place of sports in my and our culture’s … Continue reading

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