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Book Review: Levoy’s Ghettoside

Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America Jill Levoy A captivating, depressing, challenging, frustrating, must read book about the state of modern policing in poor communities of color.  If you’ve read this one, I’d really like to talk about … Continue reading

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Boston Qualifier Questionnaire – JT

JT qualified in 1983! Always cool to get a response from someone who ran Boston back in the days of the first running boom! Name JT Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 29 Height: 5’10” Weight (at … Continue reading

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The Boston Qualifier Questionnaire – Janet

Name Janet Sex: Female Age (at the time of first BQ): 58 Height: 5’4″ Weight (at the time of first BQ): 117 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? Myrtle Beach Tell us a little about the race. … Continue reading

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Boston Qualifier Questionnaire – Jake

Name Jake Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 48 Height: 5’7″ Weight (at the time of first BQ): 168 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? LA Tell us a little about the race. Ran … Continue reading

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Review: Sun Tzu’s The Art of War

The Art of War Sun Tzu I don’t know. Far be it from me to disparage a classic of Chinese literature, but I was underwhelmed. A series of aphorism ostensibly proving advice on the conduct of a successful military leader, … Continue reading

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Me (in just about a thousand words)

I was born into a middle class Irish American Catholic family in Bridgeport Connecticut in the 1970s. I grew up mainly in the small town of Rockville, Connecticut in a family with a mother, a father and two sisters. I … Continue reading

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Review: Alter’s Irresistible

Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked Adam Alter This book, on the way smart phones and social media are behaviorally addictive, has led me to a mini-reading binge on the ways technology is … Continue reading

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