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Patriot’s Day 2020

Today is Patriot’s Day in Massachusetts and Maine (once part of Massachusetts). The day marks the commencement of hostilities in the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Traditionally, it’s also the day that the Boston Marathon is normally run, at least when there isn’t a global pandemic anyway. And the Red Sox play a matinee game…

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Basketball and Icarus

“Everyone forgets that Icarus also flew… I believe Icarus was not failing as he fell, but just coming to the end of his triumph.” – Jack Gilbert, Failing and Flying Last night I watched the last regular season basketball game of my son’s career. With four teams bunched up in the standings with the same…