Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mistake

When I decided to teach this semester it was for two reasons: First, I love it.  I love mentoring the next generation of professionals and sharing my experience with them to move forward.  It’s energizing and, frankly, it’s fun.  Second, … Continue reading

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Second

Well, I think it’s time to seek a second opinion.  Now that the chips have fallen and I know the ultimate diagnosis, it’s time to bring in as many views as possible so that I can make an informed decision … Continue reading

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Sap

I believe in climate change.  No, wait.  Let me rephrase that: I know that climate change is real.  (If you don’t, you probably don’t have the temerity to read my blog posts in the first place.)  Climate change is important … Continue reading

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Upgrades

In all the business and personal flying jaunts I’ve been on, I’ve never received an upgrade to first class passenger status.  I have, however, been upgraded to more leg room status once.  It was pretty nice.  And I was close … Continue reading

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Breast Education

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Pee

I was walking along east 23rd street this evening between Broadway and 7th Avenue and was struck by how much that stretch smells like pee.  Honest-to-god, as much as people talk about New York being clean these days, between Chelsea … Continue reading

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Friends

What?  You didn’t think this was going to be some sappy “cancer-made-my-life-better” post, did you?  Fuck that.  Cancer ain’t making anything better. But I do want to take a break from writing to sincerely thank everyone for following and reading … Continue reading

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Strategy

It’s been an interesting summer. For New York City, the summer of 2012 has been one of the hottest and most humid summers on record.  But let’s face it, every summer in NYC feels like you’re living on the sun.  … Continue reading

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Booty Call

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Time

Time marches on. Well, the concept of time, that is. When I was in a high school science class a bunch of us complained about how slow time passed; when I was in school we lived—lived!—for mid-June, for that meant … Continue reading

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