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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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The Boston Qualifier Questionnaire — Kris Depew

Name Kris Depew Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 45 Height: 5’10” Weight (at the time of first BQ): 147 pounds At which marathon did you get your first BQ? Vermont City Marathon May, 2015 Tell us … Continue reading

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Review: Carney’s Death on Diamond Mountain

Death on Diamond Mountain: A True Story of Obsession, Madness and the Path to Enlightenment Scott Carney An investigation into the life and death of Ian Thorson, a devotee of controversial Buddhist teacher Michael Roche. An examination of the interplay … Continue reading

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1000 Little Memories

1000 Little Memories from my life collected here: The Gamelan Player Here My Jimmy Breslin Story

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Review: Chernow’s Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton Ron Chernow Yes, it’s a cliché for a New York liberal to talk about Hamilton. But here we are. At least this is about the book and not the musical.* If you’ve found your way here, you probably … Continue reading

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The BQ(Q) – Michael Hahn

Name Michael Hahn Sex: Male Age (at the time of first BQ): 34 Height: 6’ Weight (at the time of first BQ): 180 At which marathon did you get your first BQ? San Francisco Marathon Tell us a little about … Continue reading

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