Bombing at the Boston Marathon

Apr 15, 2013
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An hour after the first runners cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon, two bomb blasts rocked Boston.  At the moment, two people are reported dead and 22 are injured.  I’d expect the numbers to rise as the day goes on. The timing of the bombing was no doubt well planned.  An hour after […]

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Zack Greinke Breaks Collarbone During Brawl

Apr 14, 2013
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The playoff hopes of the Dodgers were dealt a serious blow Thursday night when Zack Greinke broke his collarbone – and injury that will keep him out two months.  With the Dodgers winning 2-1 in the bottom of the sixth inning and the count at 3-2, Greinke hit Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin with a pitch.  […]

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Living with Parkinson’s

Apr 08, 2013
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Disclaimer The following is a true story. The names have been changed to protect privacy and because I have not verified some of them. Background My mother is a two time cancer survivor who, at the time of this writing, is 79 year old and fighting Parkinson’s. She is a fighter and is determined to […]

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Baseball’s Opening Week

Apr 04, 2013
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After a long off-season, players finally took to the field for baseball’s opening week. Good storylines were all over the place. Yu Darvish of the Rangers had a perfect game with two outs in the ninth inning. The next batter lined a single through Darvish’s legs and past shortstop Elvis Andrus for a clean base […]

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The Curse of Goodman

Apr 02, 2013
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The Curse of Goodman? In last week’s article, I made a number of predictions about various NCAA Basketball teams on both the Men’s and Women’s side of the tournament. I did not mention all the teams nor all of the games….but the few teams I did mention did not fare well at all. Here is […]

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March Madness Continues!

Mar 28, 2013
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Weekend #2 of March Madness starts tonight. Gone is the first week of play in games, followed by 32 more games, a bunch of missed days at the work place, long lunches and last minute entries to office pools. This is also the week that most of the urologists take a week of vacation after […]

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He Shall Be Called Francis

Mar 15, 2013
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The council of Cardinals has spoken. Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, has been named Pope and had taken the name of Francis. What do we know of this man? He is 76 years old. He is a Jesuit, the first of this order ever elected to the papacy. He is […]

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