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Tony Gwynn

Tony Gwynn died today. Gwynn’s love for the low-key atmosphere in San Diego and his devotion to the Padres may have been costly. He shunned free agency in favor of multiyear contracts, and in April 1997, after having won seven batting championships, he signed a...

Beacon, N.Y.: Quaint City Rediscovered

Beacon, N.Y.: Quaint City Rediscovered is a nice little article in the NY Times Real Estate section on the city I love and have been living in since the early 90’s. Highly recommend it as a place to live and play. Great schools, wonderful people, excellent recreation...

Who Pinched My Ride?

Outside Online has an interesting article on one man’s quest to find the person who stole his bike. It’s a fun read. Kind of a pseudo-detective story, with no happy ending. The futility of locking is shocking. We’re living in an age of surveillance and DNA swab kits;...

Maya Angelou Dies at 86

Maya Angelou Dies at 86 If growing up is painful for the Southern Black girl, being aware of her displacement is the rust on the razor that threatens the throat.” —Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings And another from NPR.org. Maya Angelou brought about a...

It’s Different for Girls

So, here’s where I admit to being completely naive when it comes to how women have to live in the world. I have had friends tell me of their experiences with bad male behavior in public, including someone I dated in high school telling me that she often had men pinch...