Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Perfect Game

I thought about the distinction between this young man’s well-earned triumph and people of privilege born on third base thinking they got there by hitting a triple – reaping the rewards of birthright, entitlement and station in life; oblivious and disdainful of those unlucky in legacy and inheritance.  

My Corinthian Taxi Driver

So the driver scrolls through a variety of ear-splitting samba and bossa nova stations and tunes into a football broadcast. The announcer is frantic. In the background, you can hear whistles and jeers, the crowd chanting and horns blowing, but my driver remains calm, listening attentively, his back now slightly arched, gazing intently to the […]