Category Archives: Jay

Playing Footsie?

So there I was, dozing on a late flight from Chicago to Vermont, my arm dangling down next to my seat. Next thing you know, I’ve sleepily grabbed the shoe of the guy behind me and am trying (in my … Continue reading

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Go Dawgs, Buddhist Style

Strangest thing I’ve seen all week: a few dozen Buddhist monks doing the University of Georgia “Calling the Dawgs” cheer. Given that previously undefeated Georgia promptly got curb-stomped by Auburn today, I think it’s safe to say Buddha was not … Continue reading

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2017

Lots and lots and lots of stuff has happened to the Furr family in 2017 — and by Furr family, I guess I should say “Jay and Carole Furr” since the larger Furr family kind of blew up last year … Continue reading

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$47,750

Hi, all. I wanted to drop you a note to thank you for all the support you’ve given me — and the Susan G Komen Foundation — over the last 10 years. When I started taking part in the Breast … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Sea Otter

Friends of the Sea Otter, a California non-profit that works to protect endangered sea otter populations, is selling “Sea Otter Awareness Week 2017” t-shirts to raise funds. Get yours here: https://www.bonfire.com/friends-of-the-seas-campaign/

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2017 Atlanta Susan G. Komen 3-Day

Hi, all. In October I’ll be taking part in the Komen 3-Day again (this time in Atlanta); this will be my 17th walk and my 25th event overall in the ten years I’ve been taking part. I’ve got the usual … Continue reading

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*What* societal gun violence problem?

Seen at Burlington International Airport today: I don’t know if it adds anything to the story to mention that I was wearing a Virginia Tech t-shirt at the time. But other than my snarky title for this post, words more … Continue reading

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