Monthly Archives: December 2013

Rock Bottom

I’ve been a Redskins fan for 39 years.  I’ve been a season ticket holder for the last fifteen.  I’ve lived and died with the burgundy and gold.  My honeymoon in 1996 was calibrated so I wouldn’t miss a regular season game.  … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela and the Age of Possibility

Nelson Mandela died this week.  To young people, it’s just another historical figure.  But to our generation, he was a transformational figure who symbolized an age when the world really did change, for the better. For those of us growing … Continue reading

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War Eagle, the BQE, and other holiday tales

I just got back from a two-day whirlwind tour of NYC, visiting my brother-in-law in Queens. The cure for holiday traffic is definitely traveling after the holiday (Friday morning in our case), getting up at 5 a.m. and heading north … Continue reading

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