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A remembrance of kickoffs past: Thanksgiving, football and — Proust?

The early 20th century French writer Marcel Proust, so literary legend goes, was inspired to write his monumental novel A Remembrance of Things Past, after eating a madeleine (a sweet cookie, now available at Starbuck’s, but not in his time) … Continue reading

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The mighty fall and the meek rise up

“I’m growing older, but not up,” Jimmy Buffett, the Bard of the tropics, once sang. And every Friday night in the fall I can relate very strongly to that. I hope I never outgrow the enjoyment I get out of … Continue reading

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