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Be Happy It Happened At All
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Be Happy It Happened At All

Wise words from an unreal doctor are no less relevant in adulthood and in a foreign city and at 5:48am. Be happy it happened at all, not sad it is over. Or something in that vein. But try selling that platitude to a boy who has seen his favorite kind […]

The Old Trafford Steward in Section N2403
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The Old Trafford Steward in Section N2403

Being inside an empty football stadium gives me the tingling. It’s not quite a fetish but it is undeniably a thing for me. I’ve stopped questioning it, I simply reveal in the sensation of coming out of a tunnel to see the lush green pitch and the brightly colored seats […]

The Teen’s Very Good Night and Day and Night on Broadway
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The Teen’s Very Good Night and Day and Night on Broadway

That first night was pretty special. The Mrs. and the teen thought we were starting our time in New York City at a hockey game in Brooklyn. I sold it so very well. It was a Tony Award worthy performance. Come From Away is set in Newfoundland and, as you […]

Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island Butternut Squash Soup — The Best Butternut Squash Soup Recipe In The World
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Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island Butternut Squash Soup — The Best Butternut Squash Soup Recipe In The World

As a general rule, rarely ever is it desirable to pull back the curtain on the glistening sports car or the pricey speed boat at the very beginning of a game show. This was the opening meal, but that wasn’t the plan. November 2017’s #LoveAmelia ManFAM press trip was forced […]

From Amelia Island to Paris: The Fat Boy Who Would Become A Petanque Olympian
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From Amelia Island to Paris: The Fat Boy Who Would Become A Petanque Olympian

It certainly plays more cinematic in my mind than it did on the dew-covered pitch that Saturday morning some 30 years ago but the fact remains, I was smashed in the face by the ball, then by a cleat from the opposing team’s #9. Things went dark for a bit. […]

The Decision To Stay Put For A Perfect Ireland Holiday — A Travel Story of Righting A Wrong With Girls and Dogs
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The Decision To Stay Put For A Perfect Ireland Holiday — A Travel Story of Righting A Wrong With Girls and Dogs

This was, to put it both bluntly and succinctly, designed specifically to right a wrong. That the Meelick House, an elegantly rustic stone coach rental home set on a rural patch of electric green in County Clare, came to represent such…let’s call it a kind of cognitive dissonance in our lives, […]

9 Things I Learned While Traveling In Europe
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9 Things I Learned While Traveling In Europe

Traveling in Europe has the habit of teaching a person a lot about themselves and the world. Traveling in Europe for the first time can humble a person too. I was a 26-year-old man visiting England, France, Switzerland and Italy for the first time. Together with my wife we set […]

The Woman With The Cigarette On The Beach
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The Woman With The Cigarette On The Beach

The phone dings, that familiar modern sound alerting us of something new, cutting through the hiss of onions sauteing in hot oil in the kitchen, breaking the still silence of a bedroom at night or, in this case, emanating from the lone back pocket of knit shorts with red and […]

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