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I was never a big "play sports" guy.

Did some running, played badminton (yes) and tennis.

Some of my "play sports" stories this week.

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The MTA has unleashed its "Summer of Hell" for commuters, specifically those who take the LIRR.

This gives me an opportunity to clear out a bunch of MTA-related articles I've been meaning to discuss on the podcast.

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This week I bought my first new car in 30 years.

I've got a whole history of vehicles, and for the first time in several years, I'm going to recount them.

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I entered my younger son in a contest to "Get Your Kid On The Cover" of a magazine.

In return, a children's modeling agency expressed some interest.

It was decided that he wasn't ready for such an experience.

But when his older brother was the same age, he underwent an even more difficult transition experience from school to school until the right educational setting was found.

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The MTA just enacted another fare hike.

There was immediate, understandable protest.

But this is a broken record and an indefensible system.

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Nothing excites weather people more than a "weather event."

And a big one was expected this past week.

In some ways, it disappointed. In others, not as much.

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Took my kids on a trip to Denver this past weekend.

Here are some stories of our travels.

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