Monthly Archives: January 2018

Cover Boy

So nice to see a Philadelphia sports team back on the national scene, and Nick Foles as the cover story of this week’s Sports Illustrated.  S.I. makes a convincing argument that the Eagles have s serious shot at defeating The Brady … Continue reading

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In the Pantheon of Names

In the pantheon of Jewish names buried in favor of their showbiz counterparts, perhaps there is no greater leap than Jacob Cohen to … That’s right!  A Sunday New York Times Magazine Feature reveals that Rodney Dangerfield’s pre-show biz name was … Continue reading

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American Museum of Natural History

Over on the professional side a couple of weeks ago, I blogged about Our Senses: An Immersive Experience, an exhibit that opened at the AMNH in November, and mentioned that we were planning a field trip there with the granddaughters.  Well … Continue reading

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Will it Surprise You if the Eagles Win Super Bowl LII?

It shouldn’t.  Our Iggles will play the Underdog card right through to the final tick of the clock on February 4.   With Tom Brady at QB (the most accomplished Patriot since Tom Paine) they will have to play tough … Continue reading

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Celebrating Artistic Talent

I’ve blogged about our talented granddaughter Kayla before, both in terms of her athleticism and her artistic talent.  Whether or not one subscribes to Gladwell’s popularization of 10,000 hours of practice rule, suffice it to say that Kayla has put in … Continue reading

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Dynasty vs. Destiny

Let’s put this right out there:  It’s easy to label the New England Patriots a Dynasty in football.  They’ve become about as close a parallel as one can have to the days when the Boston Celtics dominated basketball for a … Continue reading

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Being a Wreck in a Wonderful Way

When’s a good time to get the influenza virus?  Why never, of course.  Being saddled with it dulls the senses a bit except, it seems, for the pit in the stomach that remains if one is a Philadelphia sports fan.  For … Continue reading

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