Monthly Archives: May 2007

Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day. May you and yours all be safe. 2003 Jay Thomas Aubin, 36, Marine Major, Mar 21, 2003 Ryan Anthony Beaupre, 30, Marine Captain, Mar 21, 2003 Therrel Shane Childers, 30, Marine 2nd Lieutenant, Mar 21, 2003 Jose … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

May you and yours be safe and happy this Pentecost Sunday. The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Iraq: Jesse B. Albrecht, 31, of Hager City, Wis.; sergeant first class, Army. Albrecht was among … Continue reading

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The Next Greatest Generation

It’s spring, which mean thoughts turn oh so naturally towards love and graduating. I love commencement addresses. The really good ones. Which are, in my experience, a tiny fraction of ones given. Then again, in my experience, the graduate is … Continue reading

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500 Years of Women in Art

Oh, sure, I’ve said I hate YouTube. But I don’t. My love for it is mean and true. And it’s not just availability of horrible videos from the 1980s—although that is awfully great. It’s also because of the way it … Continue reading

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All I Have to Do

So I had a horrible dream last night. Max (turning 12 in two weeks and has she been talking about that a lot?) and The Rose (who’ll be 9 in about three months) and I were rushing to get somewhere. … Continue reading

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Northern Exposure

Ed at Trapper Creek recently moved back to Alaska. The trek may have been arduous, but it’s already paying off in the form of some outstanding bloggery. Case in point: How folks handle the weather in Alaska versus other areas … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel who were killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan or who died on the way to an overseas military hospital: Andrew J. Bacevich, 27, of Walpole, Mass.; first lieutenant, Army. … Continue reading

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