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Shower the People by
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Prompted By Babies

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"...apologies to all for my being guilty of a veritable hat trick of semi-venal sins in this piece: bragging, name dropping and laziness."
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Book -ish by
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Prompted By What We Read

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"...at some point my mother, observing my compulsive reading, suggested that quality, not quantity, might make me a happier reader in the long run. A wise mother."
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I’m Not the Type…. by
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Like all good boomers (especially Jewish ones), I still blame my mother for my own failings; in this case, my lack of typing skills.
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Watergate Vignettes by
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Prompted By Watergate

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Let me just offer the first two personal vignettes that come to mind...
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Softball Wizard by
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Prompted By Sports

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[Being captain] required a steady stream of memos to be circulated around the firm (by uniformed messengers; these were pre-email days), and I did my best to lard them with incredibly stupid puns and many humorous riffs
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Roomies by
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Prompted By Roommates

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Roomies -- sometimes it just works out right...
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Mustang Katy by
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Prompted By My First Car

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Boy, Mustang, beautiful girl. Life is good.
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My One Drive-In Movie Story by
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Prompted By Drive-Ins

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Here is my one drive-in movie story. It could probably form the basis for a John Hughes movie. I would have the Anthony Michael Hall role.
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Me On Cream (or vice versa) by
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Prompted By Concerts

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I was not big on going to concerts, for various reasons, so I particularly recall going to a Cream concert my sophomore year of college.  That said, while it was either at Tufts or Brandeis, for the life of me I can’t remember which one (or how I managed to find the venue in those…
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My Father’s Advice, In Brief by
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Prompted By Father's Day

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My father was a brilliant and pretty complicated guy, and I could go on at length about him.  Although a doctor, he was at least as much a writer (starting with journals he kept when he was in China during WW II) and did not suffer from a lack of opinions, or a desire to share…
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