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Archive for April, 2011

04/25/2011

Long Weekend in Pictures

The weekend started at 4:30 on Thursday… Post-work B-line walk to the Sports Page… …to watch CCB’s cousin pitch. Perfect evening for a bridge walk. What’s fast becoming the quintessential Sarasota shot. Fantastic view over our shoulders on the walk back, too. Cool little road sign by the Ritz. Dinner at Mad Crow. Up at […]

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04/21/2011

A Quick Note

Happy Easter and Passover, all! We’re off on Good Friday, and since my blog has been jumping time slots recently (now on Wednesdays!) (except yes, I’m posting this on Thursday), I figured I’d better leave a quick note before the long weekend. Aside from a soccer game and Mr. Beery’s much-anticipated “O, Canada” party Saturday […]

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04/15/2011

Bobby Fischer

Got to see a Sarasota Film Festival documentary about Bobby Fischer yesterday. Back in 2005, while I was living with my parents (“in-between jobs”) (…shut up), I watched a lot of SportsCenter in my pajamas. (Pretty much same as now.) What I knew of Bobby Fischer was next to nothing. I remember when Searching for […]

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04/8/2011

Coachability

Writing a couple monthly health departments has been pretty good for me—at first, because I could take advantage of the health experts I knew through various activities. But now that I’ve run through my friends, these recurring assignments are generating more local athletic contacts—and most of them want me to come out and experience their […]

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04/1/2011

Springtime Tour Guide

Years ago, when I was in high school, my mom was suffering through a production of Noises Off in which she’d already had to replace several actors mid-run, requiring countless extra rehearsals to get the replacements up to speed in the head-spinningly complicated farce. One afternoon, I ran to the back yard to tell Mom […]

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