Monthly Archives: November 2010

Reflections from the Dreadmill

When forced to hit the dreadmill due to injury or inclement weather conditions, I can feed my latest obsession. With flare-ups in the Koreas, a new education Chancellor waiting in the wings and Alzheimer’s all-around, there’s always the Golf Channel, … Continue reading

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Bruce’s ‘Basement Tapes?’

Wow! It’s the E Street band again – this time with archival cuts.  With a Best Buy gift card lying around for over a year itching to be redeemed, I finally purchased “The Promise,” Bruce’s Lost Sessions: Darkness on the Edge of Town. The … Continue reading

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On a Clear View You Can Golf Forever

If six hours is “forever.”  Setting: Clearview Golf Course on an unseasonably mild Friday – the kind of day golfers dream of “taking Friday off” (if they work.) Just as some 13 year olds say at their Bar Mitzvahs, “Today I … Continue reading

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The Answer My Friend is Golfin’ in the Wind

I’ve discovered yet another variation of a sport I like: golf in 45 degree weather with gale force winds (aka Arctic Golf.) But Ellen and Marilyn were kind enough to invite me for a 9-hole round at Towers Country Club at … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Appy for the 2011 NYC Marathon

     A famous sports reporter  joked that getting accepted to the New York City Marathon is harder than getting into Harvard. She’s right. With 125,000 applications, only about 45,000 were awarded coveted slots. I was not one of them. With … Continue reading

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An Aha Boo Hoo Moment

GOLF. FLOG spelled backwards. I should have expected this from the most difficult game I’ve ever tried to play. The inclement weather put a crimp in my scheduled maiden voyage to an 18 hole course today, so I played indoor tennis instead – … Continue reading

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