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A Future of Craplessness

June 12, 2012


This past week, I introduced my parents to the idea of unloading stuff on Craigslist.  That, and Kijiji are sites akin to a never-ending tour of a 1970s basement full of kitsch suspended in the netherlimbo of unwantedness and wantedness.  It is fascinating!  And it was an immediate high: we managed to sell a foosball […]

My Proposal to the NBA

March 22, 2012


At 5’2, I don’t mean THAT kind of proposal, even though it might even out my progeny! Recently, a Harvard Economics graduate has been chosen to play in the NBA—a rare occurrence not only because Harvard is not known for its basketball, but because only 20% of NBA players hold college degrees and only 2 […]