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If the timing of this seems crazily off, it’s because the contents of this post (and more!) first appeared in my monthly email newsletter in August. If you subscribe, you can get more writings like this delivered straight to your inbox and not miss a thing. Sign up here. A month or so ago, I watched…

Danielle Allen visits the Clemente Course

Acclaimed author and thinker visits the Boston Clemente Course If the timing of this seems crazily off, it’s because the contents of this post (and more!) first appeared in my monthly email newsletter in August. If you subscribe, you can get more writings like this delivered straight to your inbox and not miss a thing. Sign…

3 deaths… and music

How are you? We’re fine here, although it’s been a sad week, with the news of three deaths, one a generation older, one around my age, and one a generation younger. None of them were family, but all were intertwined in the community of my family. I’m going to be intentionally vague about their identities and my…

Pox, F51

The Boston Globe just published my essay about tennis in their Connections column. If the timing of this seems crazily off, it’s because the contents of this post (and more!) first appeared in my monthly email newsletter in August. If you subscribe, you can get more writings like this delivered straight to your inbox and not miss…

Montreal and Ottawa

We had a delightful visit to Montreal a few weekends ago. It was the 150th birthday of Canada and 375th birthday of Montreal so there were lots of street performances and random stuff going on. Circus performances were held around the city and they ranged from amazing to amazingly weird. That photo of the people…

AGO: enough for now

Our family travels to Toronto semi-regularly and as the kids have aged, we’ve gone from patronizing Ontario Place and the Ontario Science Center, to the ROM and Casa Loma. This summer of 2017, we went to the Art Gallery of Ontario for the first time in a few years (possibly the first time for the…