Monthly Archives: November 2007

Happy Holidays

One of the unexpected perks of playing with the New World Symphony is that its music director may assign you reading material. Assigned reading is my fantasy. (One of them, anyway.) Lock me in a room, with snacks, maybe a few well-chosen posters; tell me I have to read 6,000 pages before tomorrow and ensure […]

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No Time for Barney’s

Readers, I would like to tell the tale of how I ran the New York City Marathon. I would like to do this without boasting, and shirk the baleful demon of exaggeration, but demons track me even into the darkest labyrinths. I may be the only person in history to have run the Marathon against […]

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