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Hey, it’s something; Orlando Magic prepares for 30th victory

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It isn’t where the Orlando Magic dreams of being. Frankly, it’s halfway there. But for the Magic, it’s a bit of progress. The Orlando Magic is on the verge of winning 30 games. Again, it’s not the standard a team wants, but for the Magic, it will break a streak of four straight seasons ending with victories in the 20s. That’s some improvement. But would coach Scott Skiles think it’s enough? In the NBA, a team that is excellent can…

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Remembering birthdays past — Part 1

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Today, my 30th birthday, is a rare moment when the past is probably just as long as the future and so I can’t help but feel both hopeful and reminiscent. As for that reminiscense, I wanted to jot down a few birthday memories that I will never forget: I recall fondly my 17th birthday because, at that age, that was the first year I could go to the movies by myself to see an R-rated film. Not that I hadn’t gone…

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