Matthew A. Baum

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MY FAMILY

Here's a pic of the family on vacation in La Jolla.

 

 

In this picture, Téa and I are at the second game of the 2008 NBA Finals -- Lakers vs. Celtics -- in Boston. (I never imagined my own child would be a Celtics fan!)

 



Here is our other baby, Mulder. Alas, his namesake has apparently gone into retirement.

TRIATHLON!

 Triathlon racing is my main hobby. I got started at the 2009 Cohassett Sprint Tri, to support a friend and her efforts on behalf of JDRF. Then I got hooked. I plan to keep at it until my body refuses to continue tolerating the abuse -- hopefully not imminently, though I sometimes wonder...


MONTY PYTHON

Not Dead Yet
As a wise man once said: "Always look on the bright side of life."

 

As the philosopher and guitar god Nigel Tufnel once said, in ruminating on the meaning of life or some other really, really profound thing, "These go to Eleven."

 
...and then there's BASKETBALL!

Lakers
Alas, after three consecutive trips to the finals and two championships (starting to fade into a distant memory...), it now seems we have now fallen into another one of those dreaded "rebuilding" periods; this time with Kobe in the twighlight of his career. Ugh!

UCLA Athletics
Wherever I go, UCLA will always be home. Go Bruins!!