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What takeaway tips have you gathered from teaching Bridge for years?

Everyone thinks that bridge is a difficult card game. Because of all the different conventions most players are scared off from learning. For example, an opening bid of 1 heart…

What is your inspiration for writing Beginning Bridge by the Numbers?

I have been teaching beginner’s bridge classes out of my home for about 15 years.  I do it free of charge.  I like playing and teaching and want to get…

pesticides

Pesticides and the environment

As our population grows and more and more land is taken over for residential and commercial usage the farms are disappearing. There is less land to farm to produce the…

Upper West Side

Alex Gregory’s neighborhood (Upper West Side)

  Alex moved to the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Manhattan is divided into neighbors such as Chinatown, Little Italy, the East Village, SoHo, Tribeca, and Harem. The neighborhoods are…

city

The differences of living in a fast-paced, urban New York and rural Minnesota

The first time a person visits New York City, they are immediately taken over by the energy of the city.  People move at a fast pace in all directions, unaware…