- I guess they needed reminding because the Communist Party of China delivered a powerful message to "publishers" of news about who is in charge.
China seeks to eradicate 'vile effect' of independent journalism
Top Chinese internet portals had been forbidden ... more
- My inner bear (and lack of proper tools!) took control in the garden this past weekend. Replacing rotten fence posts only to remember that 18 inches of concrete anchor them to the earth. BIG ROCK. SMASH! This time I'm ... more
- It's been nearly a year since I wrote here about anything I read.
Partly that's because reading got interrupted. I bought a book for my "Nook" to take on a family vacation to Wyoming. I figured I wouldn't have much ... more
Carleton Athletics: Men's Basketball: Knights Earn NABC Academic Excellence Award, Six Knights Named to Honors CourtThe Carleton College men's basketball team earned the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Team Academic Excellence Award after posting a cumulative GPA of 3.43 for the 2015-16 academic year. John Eckert ’16 and Patrick England ’16 were named to ... more
- There are a lot of questions raised by this report. How many dishes were turned in? How many were seized? How long was the collection period? How many still functioned? What were the demographics of the owners? Was it more ... more
- Town + Track. 45 minutes. 7 miles.
Warm (70s), sunny, and nice. Warm-up 2 miles, then 4x100 strides. Then 2 x 1600 w/ 60 sec rest, 3 x 800 w/ 2:00 rest, and 2 x 400 w/ 60 sec rest. ... more
- Treadmill. 29 minutes. 4 miles.
Easy run. Felt fine.
Rose: [to her husband] No answer is also an answer!
– Café Society (2016)
- And on Tuesday of last week, July 19th, I celebrated a picture book birthday for the brand new LATER, GATOR! Alas, I was deep in the woods and my mountaintop celebration was pretty quiet... No polar bears in the ... more
- Watching "Magic Trip" movie ofKesey's pilgrimage across Americais so familiar I was there in my ownmoments of enforced letting go atthat time most of us were at the endreally of belief in American Dream ... more
- Geographic isolation prevents some conflict over religious differences in Nigeria, but in areas where the ethnic groups and religious groups interact, conflict is visible. This is one of the least serious, as long as people confine their conflicts to the ... more
- Town + Novak Road. 50 minutes. 7 miles.
Warm and sunny. Easy run plus 8x100 strides.
- Treadmill. 22 minutes. 3 miles.
Easy run. [Week: 70 miles]
- Town + Novak Road. 51 minutes. 7 miles.
Very warm and humid! Relaxed and easy run plus 4x100 strides. Felt fine.
- Lisbon. 72 minutes. 10 miles.
Very hot and humid! Relaxed and easy run plus 4x100 strides.
- GRRRAAAA!!!! Pretty much how I felt as I forced myself to listen to last Monday's Republican Convention coverage on the 2 hour drive home from Wenatchee... Thankfully, spending the rest of the week on a backpacking trip with my ... more