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Monthly Archives: October 2008

Remembering Tanya and Marga

October 31, 2008 - Two exceptional Trinity Women were laid to rest yesterday.   Family, classmates, friends gathered in Washington and Massachusetts to mourn Tanya Tenille Young, a student, and Marga McNally Rosenbaum, an alumna, both gone too young after long struggles with devastating illnesses.  … Continue reading
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Pheelin' Phine

October 30, 2008 - hwl.jpeg Be kind to all the Philadelphia natives today if we seem a little giddy — improbably, the Phillies just won the World Series!…   Only the second such crown in 126 years of baseball in the City of Brotherly Love Continue reading
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One Week To Go

October 28, 2008 - This time next week — November 4, 2008 — millions of Americans will be heading to the polls to choose a new president.   Seems like we’ve been anticipating this moment for the better part of the last four years.   This… Continue reading
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Washington Elite? Take the Test!

October 25, 2008 - I think a lot of us who live in the Washington area are befuddled about the presidential campaign.   We keep hearing about “Real America” pitched against the “Washington Elite.”   Is that us?  Hmmm.   That little box that says “federal taxes”… Continue reading
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Political Fashion

October 23, 2008 - shopping.jpegWhenever I go to Nieman Marcus (how’s that for an attention grabber?) I always have the same thought:  Where’s the EXIT?  No offense to Nieman’s, but stores that have minimalist displays with one or two tasteful-but-shockingly-expensive items displayed like religious Continue reading
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Trinity Students on the Campaign Trail!

October 20, 2008 - trinity-students-1-large.jpg (Trinity students Sydney Cross, Tarje Davis, Brittany Everett, Molly Palmer, Anastasia Adams campaign in Ohio.) Sydney Cross wrote me a note about the experience that she and four other Trinity students had recently when they campaigned in Ohio with the Continue reading
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"You are way hotter in person…"

October 19, 2008 - Did you see Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live the other night?    You can see the clip here.  Governor Palin, like many politicians before her, (and like her running mate John McCain appearing on David Letterman’s show… last Continue reading
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Voices of Trinity: Sarah Mihalus for Nader

October 16, 2008 - sarah-5.jpgTrinity student Sarah Mihalus has been working for third party candidate Ralph Nader….  She wrote to me last month to observe that Nader and other third party candidates are not getting much attention — not in the general election, Continue reading
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Rhetoric, Reality, Responsibility

October 14, 2008 - The world is in economic chaos and the candidates for president of the United States, and their surrogates, are talking about who’s friends with whom, like some schoolyard scorecard. At rallies…, some candidate supporters who are ardently pro-life Continue reading
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Columbus Day Sales: A New World

October 10, 2008 - pinta_and_santa_maria_nina.jpgae_sc_5.gif Just in time to stop all those Wall Street traders from jumping off (or trying to sell many times over) the Brooklyn Bridge — the Columbus Day holiday interrupts the fevered selling of stocks to promote fevered selling of sheets, Continue reading
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