Category Archives: Sports

Olympic Glory

The Olympics have officially opened in Beijing. We’ve always enjoyed watching the spectacle, drama, athleticism, triumph and tragedy that is inherent in the gathering of the best in the world. This year, however, there are stark differences that are difficult … Continue reading

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Too Busy to Think

My stepmother frequently urged those around her to “Do something!” This command was repeated by her until you began to act on her urging to accomplish whatever goal she set her mind to. She was far from unique in preferring … Continue reading

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In the Beginning – A Medical Student’s Life

To provide housing for its medical students in downtown New Orleans, Tulane purchased the old Jung Hotel on Canal Street, just a two block walk from the medical school, and converted it to one bedroom apartments, each one furnished with … Continue reading

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As you may have gathered from reading my prior blogs, I was never a gifted athlete, but I always enjoyed outdoor activities. Aside from hiking and water sports, my greatest passion was skiing. During my time with the YMCA, the … Continue reading

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