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49 Days

‘A’ tickets got you onto the carousel and the trolley down Main Street. ‘E’ tickets got you on the cool rides – Space Mountain and the Matterhorn. The tickets came in books when you entered the park. When we went, we’d always come home with leftover ‘A’ & ‘B’ tickets, and never had enough ‘D’ or ‘E’ tickets.

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United, We Stood

It’s easy to reflect now, but what started that night in March became overwhelming.  We fell in love with the team on the pitch, with amazing, young,  previously unknown (at least to us) players like Miguel Almiron, Josef Martinez and Yamil Assad, and older veterans I’d heard of but didn’t “know”.  The atmosphere at Bobby Dodd started off at an…

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Suspended

I write this suspended in the air.   38,000 feet, somewhere over the Atlantic returning from a long, long journey overseas. Feels like forever. Actually it was two trips, with a return to the U.S. in between. Atlanta-Tel Aviv-Atlanta…four days at home….Atlanta-Tel Aviv-London-Atlanta. That was much of April and I have yet to be home in May. Ten separate flights…

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Snowd’en

I spent last week in New York. It was quite a week, filled with important meetings, punctuated by a serious snowstorm. Living in Atlanta I am quite familiar with the near-annual mocking we receive about our inability to handle even a little bit of snow. It was interesting to be in a big city that sees much more frequent snow as…

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Batteries

I got back earlier this week after spending 10 days in Israel, where my company is based. These 10 days were great for us as a company, although they were incredibly full. I spent 10-12 hours every day “locked” in conference rooms.  Outside of hummus, falafel and Israeli salads being the lunch option every day, I could’ve been in a…

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