Monthly Archives: November 2011

“I love sleep. My life has a tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” -Ernest Hemingway

“O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head.” – Thomas Hood, Miss Kilmansegg- Her Dream When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, “Did you sleep good?” I said, “No, I made … Continue reading

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Elm Lea Farm, Putney School, Putney, VT

Thanksgiving Day, 2011

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So long, farewell, Auf wiedersehen, good night…a statistical jettison (The Race is On)

“Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.” – Aaron Levenstein With a respectful nod to Harper’s Magazine, my ‘Index.” Synthesizing the vast amount of data resulted, invariably, in variables and discrepancies. … Continue reading

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“Life…is a state of mind” – Ben Rand, Being There

“Most people think life sucks, and then you die. Not me. I beg to differ. I think life sucks, then you get cancer, then your dog dies, your wife leaves you, the cancer goes into remission, you get a new … Continue reading

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the mask and the music

“If music be the food of love, play on.” – William Shakespeare What we play is life.” – Louis Armstrong “If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your revolution” – Emma Goldman Bobby McFerrin, World Science … Continue reading

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Carpe Diem. ?אם לא עכשיו, אימתי. Tempis Fugit. Gather Ye Rosebuds. Awake My Soul

Seize the Day. If not now, when? Time flies. Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May. Silence like a cancer grows…and in this light, taking silence to task, Hannah, my 15-year old daughter, a sophomore at Nothfield Mount Hermon, and I … Continue reading

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Run, Buck, Run. No Muggle He.

Buck, Brian Buckley McAllister III: A dear, dear friend, partner-in-crime, confidante, college roommate, New York city ambassador, stupendous father of two truly blessed children, loving husband to loving wife, number-one-son, brother, cousin, uncle, tugboat magnate, 9/11 volunteer, Tiki Brother musician … Continue reading

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