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All Things Must Pass

I read an article in this Sunday’s NY Times about a glitch at Vassar’s admissions website. Here’s the LINK if you’d like to read it yourself. Apparently, acceptance notices were posted online. Students could visit the website to find out if they had been admitted. Back in my day they sent you a letter. You […]

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I love reading about words. They have such interesting histories. I had an experience like that last week. I was reading an article in the New York Times about two women who had an altercation in a McDonalds. It was a rather sleazy, forgettable story, except that something in the article caught my eye. One […]

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When Elephants Fly

I make it a point to read Thomas Friedman’s columns in the New York Times. He always has thought-provoking comments about technology and politics, especially relating to the Middle East This Sunday his column was especially interesting. Its title was Watching Elephants Fly. Here’s the  link. It’s worth reading. Friedman begins his discussion of the […]

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I’m Back!

Happy New Year to all my friends! I have to apologize for not posting for far too long. First I was traveling. Then the holidays hit. Then I got sick. A bad case of bronchitis laid me low for two weeks. Needless to say, I got nothing done for the holidays. But now I’m back. […]

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