- In the USA, business reformers often recommend that large companies flatten their bureaucracies, i.e. eliminate layers of managers. What if you eliminate the top layer? (Come to think of it, this sounds very much like the organization of military governments ... more
Thomas Glessner Weaver '69: Reflections on Cill Chainnigh, Kilkenny the Church of St Canace - The Butler Family Driving to W Country Cork
Awoke from the Celtic B and B deep sleep and an conversation with John and Angela Byrne, the proprietors, and was encouraged to climb to the top of the round tower for a 100 ft view of ... more
- Despite out-shooting the hosts, 12-5, a late goal from Danny Leal was all the scoring the Carleton College men’s soccer team could muster in in dropping a 2-1 result to North Central (Ill.) College in the season lid-lifter for both ... more
- After dropping a hard-fought match early in the day, the Carleton College volleyball team responded with a convincing three-set sweep in their second match to finish with a 1-1 record on day one of the St. Olaf Invitational. The Knights ... more
- An epic convention, meansstarting in the middle, likeThe Iliad and the Odyssey.Yes, that's always where westart, otherwise, there wouldbe no hospitals to receive usout of the womb, no matter thatthey were playing ... more
- Even Buddha walked along theGanges for seven weeks, thinking:"How am I going to teach thesemotherfuckers?"
- i could write to myself, which is what I consider writing.
Not egocentric like the Uni Bomber, because I'm not apsychopath....I have tremendous empathy....one couldcall it a tragic flaw. Who wants to be left by the side ... more
- I'm on the spot.
Better be good....I don't have one.
- A bit of common sense wisdom asserts that democracy and capitalism are practically conjoined twins. Could it be that the Communist Party in China has given up too much power in their economic reforms?
Consumer Anxiety in China Undermines Government’s ... more
- Here is the full Irish Breakfast I had at Mary's B and B near Glendalough. I see that she was quite a horse riding with many awards in the local Irish tradition.As I parked my car, ... more
- How, in the earth, did that happen?Seven billion humans...I happen tobe one of them. Whatever I am, Idon't last that long ....a twinklein the eye of time. And the humanswho supposedly run the place ... more
- Football will technically be the last of the fall sports to get its season started as the Knights host Macalester College in a non-conference tilt at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5.
- The Carleton Women's Soccer team starts the 2015 campaign with a three-match road trip to the Pacific Northwest as the Knights will play at Whitworth University, George Fox University, and Lewis & Clark College on Sept. 2, 4, and 6, ... more
- The Carleton College volleyball teams opens its season with matches against UW-Stout and Bethany Lutheran on Tuesday, Sept. 1.
- "Those who know, do. Those who understand, teach." -unknownIn education, the Common Core is a term that is constantly thrown about, by a myriad of people, though sometimes I wonder if most of these people have any idea ... more
- Ring Festival LA is gone and forgotten, pretty much. Has it really been five whole years since the Los Angeles Opera tried to market their production of Richard Wagner's Ring Cycle to ten million people by holding a county-wide arts festival? ... more