Eastern Exposure

Eastern exposure: Dalip’s story

March 29, 2011
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Eastern exposure: Dalip’s story

Meet Dalip, seen here with St. Peter’s guard Steven Samuels. Photo courtesy of St. Peter’s College Athletic Department via S.R. Smith Sports Photography. A few days before moving to New Jersey, I came across a story that I felt needed to be told, a story of a man named Dalip Bhatia. He is believed to be…

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Eastern Exposure: Hyped-up hoops

March 11, 2011
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Eastern Exposure: Hyped-up hoops

From my vantage point, courtesy of my phone. For those of you who enjoy(ed) reading my blog, I have good news… a blog post. As I posted early last month, I have plans to do a redesign of this site, but before that happens I present to you a snapshot into my new surroundings in…

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Eastern Exposure: Hitting (and falling on) the slopes

May 11, 2010
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Eastern Exposure: Hitting (and falling on) the slopes

When I play the word association game with Spring Break, “skiing” does not come to mind. Or anything remotely cold, for that matter.  But being raised in a very flat land along the Mississippi, I had never been skiing. Where I’m from, if you want to ski, you go to Colorado. But I’m up for…

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Eastern Exposure: Boston Marathon (part 2)

April 30, 2010
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Eastern Exposure: Boston Marathon (part 2)

At some marathons, the courses’ serpentine natures allow for spectators to see a runner more than once. For instance, when we saw Cara run at the New York City Marathon in November, we were able to see her on the fifth mile along one of the major avenues and at the 22nd in the heart…

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Eastern Exposure: Boston Marathon

April 30, 2010
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Eastern Exposure: Boston Marathon

Here’s just a portion of “Cara’s Crew” after the race. This past weekend I attended the 114th running of the Boston Marathon, a truly East Coast experience that I would have gladly partaken in even if I had not known one of the runners. The fact that I did, though, made it all the more memorable. …

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Eastern Exposure: An essay about a thousand miles

April 22, 2010
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Eastern Exposure: An essay about a thousand miles

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step,” according to an ancient Chinese proverb. Vanessa Carlton would walk a thousand miles if she could just see you tonight. The Proclaimers would love to be the man to walk a thousand miles to fall down at your door. The best way to grasp the…

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