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The Circle is Unbroken - Friends of the Brothers Return to Brooklyn Bowl 10/25

We will never allow the circle to be broken. Very excited to be returning to the great Brooklyn Bowl with Friends of the Brothers on October 25.  Tickets are just $12 and presales are a big help. Click here. FOB features Peter Levin…
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Snow photos

Last Monday, the day we returned from Thailand, we had a couple inches of snow. Anna is the only one who really got out and played in it and here she is, with Becky, with Ding and with Mr. Li and their snowman. Snow is pretty rare here…

Emma Paul in the house...

10-year-old niece Emma Paul checks into the blog with a couple of posts. First, she writes: heyyy speaking of tooth fairy my teeth won't come out i've only lost 8 and i've tryed everything ecept for the door trick and that means when i…

Steelers mania continues and Skirbs checks in...

Skirboll sent along this photo of himself at the Bowl. Not sure who that is with him but he looks familiar. Rip? Turns out he has been a regular blog reader/lurker. Who knew? I am still making my way through all the email about my Steelers…
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Steelers column feedback

I had not received a single email about my Steelers column as of the other day which seemed puzzling to me. I was just certain that this one was really good and would have struck a chord with ex Pittsburghers if no one else. I inquired…
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An eli scare/ trip to the hospital

Eli had an accident tonight. Before I proceed with some fairly gruesome details, let me say that he is okay and sleeping comfortably as I write this. While riding on the back of my bike, his right foot got entangled in the spokes of the…

Still Crazy After All These Years

David Kann paid a visit to Maple Mountain a week or two ago and sent along these pictures. As you can see, Dixie is feeling pretty fine. We should all look so good at 70 in the midst of chemo. I think I need another haircut.
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Jungle pics

After almost a week at the beach, we headed about two hours north to the Khao Sok National Park. We went there with an eco tourist outfit called Siam Safari (www.siamsafari.com) who picked us up and drove us there. We stayed in…
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Thailand Pictures

I will write up a full report on this trip sooner or later... but let's start with photos. We spent almost a week at the Katathani Beach Resort on the Southwest edge of Phuket, which is a surprisingly large island (we were about 45…
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Reports from the frontline

With all the talk about us Pittsburgh expats and the diaspora's never-ending love for the steelers, it is sometimes easy to forget that real people actually live there. here are some reports from recently transplanted Pittsburghers about what…