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Sasha Sagan on Rituals

What are your daily rituals?  One of mine is a morning cup of coffee at Starbucks accompanied by a book that always reads better with highlighter in hand and the aroma of dark roast (acknowledging the strange look a book … Continue reading

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The Body: A Guide for Occupants

If you are, or you know of anyone who is in the healthcare field; if you have a body, or you know of anyone who has a body – then Bill Bryson’s latest book is must reading!  It requires someone … Continue reading

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Pacific Catamaran – San Diegan Style VHG

Nice environment at Catamaran Resort.  

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Fall League Update #2

I finished update #1 a week ago by mentioning that Phillies prospect Zach Warren, a relief pitcher, mysteriously hadn’t appeared in a game.  He’s now appeared in three, having been roughed up in the first one but stellar in the second and … Continue reading

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The Secret of Kol Nidre

There was this Jew who was very … shall we say, they used to call his type a “Yekke“.   Very particular about his preferences in life.  He had a flight scheduled well in advance of his travel date with … Continue reading

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Fall League Update

Today was a scheduled off-day, and a good time to update what’s happening.  The Phillies prospects are part of the Scottsdale Scorpions, and ironically right now they’re mirroring the parent club who finished the major league season with a .500 … Continue reading

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Spill the Wine Take that Pearl

It was the summer of 1970 and I was lying a field of grass, basking in warm sunshine as a junior counselor at Camp Morasha in Lake Como, Pennsylvania.  An unusual and intriguing song came on the radio, having just … Continue reading

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