Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead

I'm very proud about my new Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead and hope that you will check it out. The book includes interviews with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Phil and Trey Anastasio together,Robert Hunter, Bill Kreutzmann,…

Satisfying my hoops yearnings

If you prefer to read me in a more official capacity, this same thing is posted here: http://slamonline.com/links/12272005/ It is my account of one of the most red letter basketball nights I've ever had. Just superb all the way around. Tomorrow…

an interesting read...

http://www.careerjournal.com/columnists/perspective/20051219-fmp.html?cjpos=columnists_whatsnew column by matt Pottinger explaining why he quit the Journal china bureau to join the marines. One of the first things I did in Beijing was go…

Home, safe and sound

Jacob, eli and I have been in maplewood -- short hills, actually -- for four days now and all is well. I think we are actually over the sleep hump, but i thought that two days ago only to have all three of us up at three am. Becky and anna…
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Why I love sports

These three pictures say it all. The Bus times two and Big Ben.

Winding Down...

I’m leaving tomorrow afternoon with Jacob and Eli. Looking forward to getting home and seeing many of you, my faithful readers. Not looking forward to leaving behind Anna and Becky. I don’t like the thought of our family being separated…
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Freshman break is coming soon, and dealing with tragedy

Everything is winding down here and amping up at the same time. It feels very much like the end of the first semester of college freshman year. Last week, some friends of ours had an end of semester party for all freshman families. We actually…

Still rolling in....

Mr Jon Kessler pulls himself away from Wine Spectator to write in: "Couldn't let this go without a entry or two from Wall Street: China Cat China Chat Mainland Musings Sino Wino Kracker Writes Kanji Tofo ain't no 'ho foo WSJizizzle…

Responding

Carrie wrote: That's so funny that Ben mentioned the extra suitcase because I was going to write the same thing. Need I say, you have the 3 most adorable children, surely, in China, if not the entire world! (And I'm not partial, of course) I'm…
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Jay Gindoff in da House

Jay Gindoff came through here on Sunday evening. I picked him up at the airport, which was a fiasco already reported on, I believe. Then we had dinner downtown. Next day he and I tooled around Beijing. We went to a frigid Tianamen…
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More pictures

You can at least get a sense of jacob's movement and his whole class hopping around from the one pic. You also have eli and his buddies Race Cameron and Gabriel Chi (Japanese mom, Chinese dad). We came home last Saturday night…