Monthly Archives: October 2009

the unfolding

Aiming for a snapshot of the weekend, hoping to convey some measure of the love and energy which First Descents generates, I’ll start right here – me and Flippy Floppy, after the Alan Goldberg Walk for Life in the far … Continue reading

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something about changing clothes in a public restroom…

And from aboard the train… Right now I am having this great fantasy of being a traveling advocate for First Descents.  I will be riding trains (fast ones, please, with wireless), planes, unfolding my laptop, putting down yet another round … Continue reading

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“we’re just getting started”

Thoughts as I waited to board my train to Washington, DC yesterday afternoon: Clearly, there is some kind of gravitational force pulling me down to the DC metro area this afternoon – a wet, lazy Saturday when I would otherwise … Continue reading

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still champions: a look back at the ’08 phils (and emily)

Last night – sometime after 2 AM Eastern Time – my beloved Phillies pulled out an extremely improbable win against the Colorado Rockies in a pivotal Game Three of the NLDS.  I finally drifted off to sleep just as Matt … Continue reading

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ode to orianna

Mike drove up to the Bronx with his father this afternoon, and is currently parked at Yankee Stadium, watching what appears to be a pretty remarkable baseball contest.  I plowed through my day, nose to the grindstone, being uncharacteristically productive … Continue reading

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remarks delivered at first descents fundraiser, denver, co, 10/1/09: the miracle of humanity

What follows is a slightly more formal version of the remarks I delivered in Denver, CO last night at the First Descents fundraiser at the Museum of Contemporary Art.  It was a magical night that reenforced my commitment to this … Continue reading

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