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…get all hands on deck

Ahoy, mateys! And welcome to another International Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Afore we set off on this year’s voyage, let me take a moment of yer time to tell ye, landlubbers, how much I appreciate the inclusiveness of this swashbuckling day. Read the rest of this entry

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…meet in the middle

This week we find ourselves in that strange seasonal gap between the unofficial end of summer, Labor Day, and the actual first day of autumn, September 22 (i.e. next Friday).

It also happens to be the week between the Creative Arts Emmy Awards and the Primetime Emmy Awards telecast next Sunday, coincidentally, but more on that later this week…

On the subject of seasons, I respect that some out there are clinging to their sun, shorts, and that summer feeling. Read the rest of this entry

…open up

tennis

Today one of the U.S. Open champions will be decided. This comes after a semifinal round which featured not one, not two, but four U.S. women, which is incredible. Am I right, ladies?

And just to add a bit more excitement to the mix, we have an unseeded player Sloane Stephens taking on no. 15 Madison Keys, and both players overcame some incredibly talented players to get here, Venus Williams among others. And that, my friends, has the makings of one incredible final battle this afternoon.  Read the rest of this entry

…brew over

beerIt’s likely if you’ve been on social media today you’ve seen that today is #NationalBeerLoversDay. Yes, a few other hashtags have challenged it — #TitleIX and #HurricanIrma being the most prominent — but all day long it’s hung in there, outlasting all the rest. Read the rest of this entry

…hit the books

As many school kids headed to their first day of the new school year today, it seems like a good opportunity for all of us to remember the value of education and the importance of being open to learning even after our school days are behind us. Read the rest of this entry