Category Archives: Miami Senior High

Great Wealth and Business Collaborators – Of Camels and Needles

The death of Steve Jobs reminded me yet again about how not to measure greatness. Exhibits A & B: See Steve Wozniak and Pirates of Silicon Valley. Exhibit C: my blog post from April 2010 copied below. ======================================================= Bill Gates … Continue reading

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Worst Day At Miami High Still Pretty Good

The Miami High Sports Hall of Fame welcomed eight new members in its 2011 induction ceremony April 16th at the Miami High Auditorium. There may have been a more diverse crowd gathered in Miami that night, but none with a … Continue reading

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Marshall, stillborns and happiness

In Graham Greene’s perfectly titled novel, The Heart of The Matter, he addresses life and the emotion of happiness: It seemed to Scobie that life was immeasurably long. Couldn’t the test of man be carried out in fewer years? Couldn’t … Continue reading

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Shakey Scales of Justice

I thought the recent profile of Shakey Rodriguez by the Miami Herald’s Linda Robertson highlighted a key point which is frequently overlooked when judging high school coaches: Rodriguez, 57, has done a lot of winning in 26 years. He’s also … Continue reading

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History of Miami: Jeanne Crammond Williams

Miami Stories: Let’s never forget the pioneers who made Miami what it is today BY JEANNE CRAMMOND WILLIAMS I have called Miami home for 82 years. Sometimes I feel like “The Last of the Mohicans” because there are so few … Continue reading

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Bill Gates and copyright infringement. Not even death do them part

Bill Gates takes copyright infringement so seriously, he can’t even let it go when he has literally buried his opponent. H. Edward Roberts, credited by Bill Gates as the inventor of the PC and a native Miamian [Miami Senior High … Continue reading

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Salute to Miami Senior High: The Wheel Deal

With apologies to the Norman Maclean character in A River Runs Through It, I am now haunted by cogs. But, in the words of a future saint — be not afraid — it is a friendly haunting. It all began … Continue reading

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A Salute to Old Photographs and a Great American

A friend passed along an old photograph from a Civics class during our senior year, 1977, at the incomparable Miami Senior High [MHS]. I spy myself  [ouch], friends I remember and others, who sadly I do not. That leaves only … Continue reading

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Good Call Alberto Riveron

What do these people have in common? Alfredo Amézaga – IF, Florida Marlins Steve Blake – NBA point guard, Portland Trail Blazers Jeff Coopwood – Emmy nominated Actor/Broadcaster/Singer Emilio Estefan – Music producer Bob Graham – Florida Governor and US … Continue reading

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