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Sports, Violence and Riots

You might remember that last year, when the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup there were widespread riots in Vancouver. Similar things have happened in many cities across North America, but all pale in comparison to the 1894 game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Boston Red Stockings. (Despite the similarities in name, neither of… Continue reading Sports, Violence and Riots

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Thanksgiving

Once again, we are at that time of year when we remind ourselves that we have to be thankful for the things we have taken for granted for the past 12 months. Depressing, isn't it? So, in no apparent order here are the things I am thankful for: The Boston Red Sox won the World… Continue reading Thanksgiving