Monthly Archives: February 2014

So Long, Harold Ramis

  It’s sad to lose great comedy film writer Harold Ramis (Ghostbusters, etc.) who passed away yesterday. His classic, Groundhog Day, starring Bill Murray, is one of the great poignant comedies of all time. In his book Searching For a … Continue reading

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Breaking Records Is God’s Business

  It was one of the gold-medal sweeps of all time. A good-looking California swimmer named Mark Spitz had disappointed his fans in 1968, coming out of Mexico City with one second-place prize, one third place, and one last place. … Continue reading

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No Girls Allowed!

  Have you ever had one of those terrifying dreams where you’re suddenly in something like an athletic situation way beyond what you’re capable of? I had a nocturnal nightmare once where I was suddenly on the Lakers! Woo hoo! … Continue reading

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Gold Medals For Smith Brothers

Every four years the entire planet watches television – this time from Sochi, Russia. We’re all watching snowboarders do 1440’s and ice skaters establish new speed records. Most of all, we’re rooting for a lot of U.S. medals. For more … Continue reading

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Straight to Heaven?

Like many of you, I struggle with the political issue of the death penalty. I tend to oppose it in principle, but then find myself subconsciously rooting for an execution whenever I hear a victim’s truly wrenching story. But here’s … Continue reading

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