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Michael’s Favorites: places, books, music ...

Michael’s interests and favorites ran wide and deep – he had an insatiable thirst for new experiences, life, learning and travel. One can only sum up his “favorites” by category…. And even then we’re sure we’ve left many out…..

Favorite Interests:
College Ball, tennis, politics, history, travel, athletics, literature; theatre/arts, gastronomy

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Favorite Quote:
“Sometimes you’re the Pigeon… Sometimes you’re the Statue“

Favorite Girl:
Carolina Brochado, girlfriend

Michael & Carolina

Favorite Movies:
Scarface, Shawshank, Crash, Goodfellas, Le Diner de Cons, Usual Suspects, Life is Beautiful, Anchorman, A Few Good Men

Favorite Places:
Jack Lake (cottage): Caledon (Ski Club); Grey Rocks, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec (coached tennis); Washington, DC (Georgetown); New York City (new apartment, job, adulthood); France (languages), Hilton Head Island (family vacation home);

Hilton Head

too many places in the world to list….

Michael's Favorites

Favorite Musical:
Les Miz

Michael & Les Miz


Favorite Music:
The Stones, The Who, Jimi, U2, Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, CSNY (“I like them a little too much sometime”) Coldplay, K-OS, The Hip, Matt Mays, Arcade Fire, Phish, Clapton, Atmosphere, James Taylor, Chili Peppers, Sam Roberts, James Blunt. Experience more of Michael's music faves.

Favorite Foods:
Ribs, Roast Beef, Fondue, Italian, Burgers, Wings, Steak, Pizza, Seafood, Thai, Chinese, Deli, everything…

Favorite Numbers:
22, 33, 7

Favorite number 22

Favorite number 33

Favorite Books:
Angels and Demons, Kite Runner, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Moneyball, The Water is Wide

Favorite Travels:
Michael created a map in Facebook of the places he wanted to visit (green); where he had been (blue); and where he had lived (red). He also kept a log of every place he travelled, and a long list of places “to be visited” – grass never grew under his feet.

Favorite Travels

Favorite Travels



Michael was a packrat.

Favorite TV Shows:
Lost, 24, Entourage, Arrested Development, The Office
Favorite Sports:
tennis, skiing, snowboarding, water skiing, golf, basketball (Raptors, Hoyas), boating, biking, soccer, hockey (Maple Leafs)

Michael waterskiing

Michael's Favorites

Maple Leafs

Michael and Basketball