- The political exchange across the Atlantic continues. (See previous comparisons of Tony Blair and Bill Clinton.)
Why Ed Miliband’s lot are so besotted with Uncle Sam
WHEN opposition leaders visit the American president, folk back in Westminster pay close attention… ... more
- Bing Shui '16 (China), a rising junior majoring in biology, is one of forty undergraduate students accepted into the 2014 Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) Internship Program, which provides participants with a challenging summer research experience in a cutting-edge stem ... more
- Just a little bit of freedomthe way the United Statesused to be….or, anotherparadigm, openness, sure,you have to isolate thepsychotics….not to say theyare evil…no, just a bit of freedom,a bit of common sense. ... more
I find great pleasure in poetry.
Many people consider it a tease or worse, artsy. Billy Collins writes a couple of very satisfying poems about, "how we want to tie a poem to a chair and beat a confession ... more
- In collaboration with the Northfield Historical Society, Carleton is pleased to host screenings of the first annual Jesse James Film Festival. All showings will be in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema and are free and open to the public ... more
- A British teacher of English in Liuzhou, China has written a blog titled Liuzhou Laowai (which translates roughly as alien in Liuzhou) since 2004. He says the blog "attempts to chronicle the more interesting, amusing, ridiculous or astonishing trivia of ... more
- Hey, good title for a poem, but that’s notwhat this one’s about….it’s about a threeday adventure into Mexico City to get mypassport renewed, which might not seemthat interesting, but, I bet it will be.Coming ... more
- Those of us who have studied Chinese politics for a long time might see President Xi's campaign to personalize his power as more of the same old, same old.
However, William Wan, writing in the Washington Post , might be ... more
Thomas Glessner Weaver '69: 1938 Paul H Weaver and Margaret Glessner Weaver move to Minnesota - Photos from Noah Elwoods AlbumFound in the large format black photo album of NE Weaver 1934 - 1939, on page 9, images of the Ed Duncan family of near Dayton Ohio. On the grass is Jean, with ? girl, and "Babs" Barbara Duncan ... more
Thomas Glessner Weaver '69: 1935- 1938 Noah Elwood Weaver - Ohio State University with son Paul Henry - Tom Roehm Family Dayton Area.Here in a Noah Elwood Weaver album, 10 x 13 format, I discovered on Page 5 from 1935-38 four images of OSU, Ohio State University as labeled by Edna Weaver. The first photo above is Tom (Roehm) in ... more
Smashwords is running a midsummer sale from now until the end of July. I put up my whole list at 100% off. Ever been curious about these books, but not sure about the $3.99? Now’s your chance.
- They say don’t sweat the small stuff…but I don’t sweat the large, becauseBilly already got all the big pieces.We all took a chance with this life,didn’t we? Even if you got down someplace and ... more