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I'm sitting in an airport being barraged by an odd sight: T-shirts, fleeces and jackets emblazoned with the logos for the Kansas City Royals and Chiefs or the Kansas Jayhawks.

“My mom said I was always a happy baby.” The Suicide of Martin Manley

Martin Manley killed himself. This in and of itself isn't so unique. Thousands of suicides happen without much notice. What makes his suicide bizarre is that he created a website to explain his reasons for his actions.

Gooooaaaaalllllllllllll!!!!

This past Saturday night represented a first for me, as I was invited to attend my very first professional soccer (futbol, for the dilettantes) match.  The Seattle Sounders, you will be happy to know, were victorious in their final regular season game with an exciting push in the last fifteen minutes of the game.  Even … Continue reading Gooooaaaaalllllllllllll!!!!