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Archive for September 2010

What a difference a year makes…

September 24, 2010

A year ago on my birthday I spent most of the day en route and then in a foreign hospital. I found myself in a room with 4 other men ranging in age from their mid-20s to their 70s. I got demolished in chess by one them. We could speak about 10 words to each […]

Remember the 1st amendment?

September 18, 2010

A story recently broke in the Boston area that I found interesting not only because of the mild controversy it has caused but because of the (in my view) troubling views of people who have commented on the event. Here is my understanding of what happened. A group of 6th-graders from the suburb town of Wellesley went on a […]

Sportsmanship? #1

September 17, 2010

I have always been a pretty honest fellow, often to a fault. I’m also a sports fan and an athlete. Being honest has led me to always attempt to play with the utmost sportsmanship in games and races. Now as a coach I’m trying to instill in my players why winning the right way is […]