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One ticket was for a flight bound for Saint Thomas, the other was destined for Long Island. To say that the flights were headed in different directions is an understatement, because for me, the only thing they had in common was they were both surrounded by water. Last November, I had to choose which direction I was going in by deciding between a flight to New York or the Virgin Islands. I am writing this letter — my Christmas letter…

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How could I’ve forgotten…The West Wing finale

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That The West Wing ended its brilliant run on television has been hard enough. That its final year coincided with the death of my father was doubly difficult because The West Wing was mine and my dad’s favorite show, the program we enjoyed watching together (you should have heard the political debates that took place during the commercial break). After my father died, there was an episode of The West Wing in which they eulogized the character Leo McGarrity, played…

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