Monthly Archive: November 2011

Nov
18

On Heidi

Heidi Watney - Oct. 2, 2010

In the pantheon of Heidi Watney photos available on the Internet, this has to be one of the worst. And yet, it is the one I think of as she departs for her native California, her inevitable and long-discussed departure somehow making the Red Sox fallout hurt all over again. Last summer, Julie won an …

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Nov
14

Calling Scoreboard, In November

Back in the old days, I would often break out posts for BU hockey coverage, coming as close to writing professionally about the beloved Terriers as I really have much care to do. (I’d overcome my bias issues, but it’s much more fun not to.) I was not at Sunday’s game*, which is a tragedy. …

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Nov
12

Jonathan Papelbon: In Brief

Oct. 10, 2008 - The Standard-Times

“God blessed me with my right arm. That’s all you got.” — Jonathan Papelbon, during the 2007 World Series Yeah, you could say that. A couple nights after he said that, the Red Sox won their second World Series in four years. The team had a core of guys who, thanks to their youth, were …

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Nov
08

Help Wanted

LinkedIn, it would be fair to say, is the social network most people belong to because they feel like they should. It is billed as the “world’s largest professional network,” and I have no doubt that many people have used it to achieve great heights in business and personal development. However, you can’t play “Family …

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Nov
07

Why We Are Here, Again

Hip-o-ween

A couple weeks back, I had to get an eye exam so I could get a new order of contact lenses. (As someone who — outside of my “Herald physical” — hasn’t been to a doctor since my early college years, being forced before medical professionals is something I appreciate.) While there, I noticed one …

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