New Year, 2007

so this is the new year.
and i don’t feel any different.
the clanking of crystal
explosions off in the distance

so this is the new year
and I have no resolutions
for self assigned penance
for problems with easy solutions

so everybody put your best suit or dress on
let’s make believe that we are wealthy for just this once
lighting firecrackers off on the front lawn
as thirty dialogues bleed into one
– Ben Gibbard, Death Cab For Cutie, Transatlantacism

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Robert Thompson

A bestselling author and award-winning columnist, Robert Thompson has been writing about business and sports, and particularly golf, for almost two decades. His reporting and commentary on golf has appeared in Golf Magazine, the Globe and Mail, T&L Golf and many other media outlets. Currently Robert is a columnist with Global Golf Post, golf analyst for Global News and Shaw Communications, and Senior Writer to ScoreGolf. The Going for the Green blog was launched in 2004.

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  • RFP: I like to think I’m fairly hip and current when it comes to music. Current faves include New York songwriter Willie Nile, The National (also from NY), Canada’s Sloan and the new album from Autuers’ lead man Luke Haines. Oh, and the new Lloyd Cole album is sweet as well. My music collection far surpasses my golf collection…

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