Tag Archives: Miami Senior High

The offer Santos Perez couldn’t refuse

A great friend, Santos Perez, was inducted into the Florida Boxing Hall of Fame a month ago. The achievement was recognized in a Miami Herald article by Greg Auman which noted that Santos “has written for the Herald since 1995 … Continue reading

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From Dazed and Confused to bemused then infused

Inexplicably, I only watched the movie Dazed and Confused recently on the recommendation of my brother. Inexplicably, because I love movies and my appreciation for goofiness rivals that of France, birthplace of that flopping dog, Tony Parker. Right away I … Continue reading

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Restoration and Miamians

Marlins Park opened to a game between Miami’s most prominent Catholic boys high schools, Columbus and Belen on Monday night. Archbishop Thomas Wenski threw out the first pitch. The crowd consisted mostly of Catholic high school parents who have spent … Continue reading

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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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Miami Heat and Ron Rothstein

This won’t feel right unless Miami Senior High Hall of FamerUdonis Haslem stays with the Heat. But that aside, there are a few things we can be certain of today. It’s a mistake to compare what the Heat have done … 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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