Monthly Archives: April 2015

Wind Whips Up Las Vegas

Beautiful pool at the Bellagio, but for a time this morning it was vacant.  A sign in the lobby announced that the pool was closed due to “inclement weather”.  It did strike us as odd, being conditioned by the types … Continue reading

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Bellagio Part 2

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Bellogin’ from the Bellagio

Here for the Annual Meeting of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.  The Bellagio is beautiful, inside and out.

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The Individual in an Age of Distraction

    Let me simply say that The World Beyond Your Head  is among the best books I’ve ever read – and I’m enamored with it after only the first 68 pages.  Its author,  Matthew B. Crawford majored in physics as … Continue reading

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The End of An Era

His grandfather was a Soloveitchik, but his father anglicized the name to Soloff.  His early life was spent in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, but he grew up in Lakewood, NJ.  His universe was inside the music clubs there, far afield from Talmudic … Continue reading

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April Phools

There he was on the mound this afternoon, a day late for April Fools, making a relief appearance in the wrong jersey.  It was Jonathan Papelbon in to work the bottom of the 9th of the Phinal Phlorida spring training … Continue reading

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Get-Away Wednesday

From today’s Tampa Bay Times: 1) Record crowds for Spring Break on Clearwater Beach 2015, possibly due to the protracted harsh weather elsewhere. 2) Travolta gets ready to roll out his new movie on April 18 at the Capitol Theater … Continue reading

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