Monthly Archives: December 2013

Disruptive Technology

Sports, as we’ve heard, provide a metaphor for life.  Chip Kelly, the coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, provides a clinic of sorts for what is recognized as a disruptive technology when it comes to offensive football strategy.  Spread the offense, … Continue reading

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Back In The Day

From Garrison Keillor’s O’ What a Luxury   Back in the day, my little daughter, We didn’t pay for bottled water, Back when Elvis was alive And coffee didn’t cost three ninety-five. Back then there was no Internet, Google hadn’t been … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season

Peace on earth and good will to all.  How could one wish for anything more?  At year’s end, Sandy’s Castle in the Sand no more, boardwalk finally granted reconstruction, couples catch the rays of day and swans retain the vestiges … Continue reading

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The CIA’s Secret Arabists

I’ll admit that when I first glanced at this photo on the front of a new book entitled “America’s Great Game” I thought for sure that it was out of a Three Stooges Short film, perhaps Malice in the Palace, … Continue reading

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The Plateau Effect

Am reading a very enjoyable and informative book, the Plateau Effect, co-authored by Bob Sullivan and Hugh Thompson.  You can get a taste of the book through a YouTube video, but if you have the time and the inclination I’d … Continue reading

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The Philly Snow Bowl

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the fans are so delightful, and since we’re in first you know — let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!   An instant classic!  One for the ages.  Roll out all … Continue reading

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