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The Playroom: Golden leaves

By Maraya Steadman '89, '90MBA

The killing frost had not come yet and everything was still holding on. While I was at the park that day with the children, I noticed a tree. I stared at the tree because it was beautiful and fleeting and I wanted it to stay.

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Unbalanced: Fear factor

By Carol Schaal '91M.A.

My walking partner is deathly afraid of dogs. If a dog is anywhere nearby, she’ll position herself so I am between her and the threat. What? Better that I be attacked than her?

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Far Afield: Eligible receivers

By Jason Kelly '95

Myles Brand had to spell out the finer points of amateurism for me, all but sighing, “Do I have to spell it out for you?” During a 2006 South Bend Tribune interview, we got to talking about Tom Zbikowski ’07 and his NCAA-approved professional boxing debut that summer.

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ND Free Pass: Rowing

By Carol Schaal '91M.A.

A spectator needs comfort as much as excitement, and I had a great plan for watching the ND rowing team compete against Tulsa. Arrive at Farmer’s Market before the racing start. Buy a sweet treat, then head for the bridge and cheer as the boats passed by.

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