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Dads

June 20, 2010:


I started this while sitting outside on my deck on Saturday afternoon, listening to the breeze softly flow through the trees, the occasional warble of a robin or the brisk rush of a car driving by.

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Of Smoke, Fire and Objectivity

June 10, 2010:


The following appears courtesy Chris Wittstruck and the USTA.

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Work is love made visible

May 28, 2010:


A few months ago I heard an expression that has stuck with me, constantly resonating. It's almost like a slogan I've tried to adopt but just never put into words. Work is love made visible.

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My Reactor Reaction

May 23, 2010:


You were purchased for $3.5 million. You smashed records. You're virtually touted as the second coming and one of the best horses in the history of harness racing.

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SC Website Issues Resolved

May 8, 2010:


During the early morning hours of Saturday, May 8, Standardbred Canada's web host suffered a massive power outage that took down the SC website.

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May Brings Halycon Days

May 4, 2010:


It's Saturday, May 1 and raining in Louisville, Kentucky. There are no slots at Churchill Downs, but there is an amazing crowd of people

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Get Your Preak On

April 28, 2010:


This blog was inspired by the 2010 Shaw Festival lineup and the 2010 Preakness Stakes. Yes, really.

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Not Completely Lost In Translation

April 7, 2010:


While my knowledge of the Swedish language admittedly isn't what it could be, the beauty of video is that is has the ability to tell a story that can transcend linguistic bar

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A Wish Comes True

March 1, 2010:


As a nation celebrates arguably one of its proudest moments in Olympic history, a 17-year-old from Nova Scotia boy could have been the most grateful of anyone in attendance.

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At The Door Of Our Harshest Critics

February 4, 2010:


I like pizza. I eat it fairly regularly...in fact, I just finished having some for lunch. It wasn't great as it was a bit burnt on the bottom. Granted, it was a frozen store-bought and cooked at home, so there's no one to blame for that but me

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For Whom The Bell Tolls

February 3, 2010:


We keep hearing the warnings...it's just a matter of time, they say. Admittedly I don't pay much attention to what transpires in Iowa on a regular basis but the state faces a dilemma that could mimic certain harness racing jurisdictions in North America

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The Athlete

December 25, 2009:


I never really thought anyone would see it differently. To me, it's obvious. But even on this website, one-third of our readers don't think the horse is an athlete

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Fines For Fire Relief

December 8, 2009:


At times of need, the harness racing community most certainly comes through and helps out its fallen brethren

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80

November 27, 2009:


Those who know him would likely not believe he's 80 years old. When you think about someone in their 80s, many would think of docile retirees that lead a rather sedentary life. I doubt there are too many 80 year olds running breeding farms

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Super Final Trivia Answers And Winners

November 14, 2009:


Here are the answers to the Super Final Trivia Contest

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