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Monthly Archives: December 2009

Trinity’s Decade of Achievement

-   Reading most news accounts at the end of 2009, we might wonder how civilization ever survived the terrible Aughts — the first decade of the 21st Century.    The writers compete with each other to “name that tragic decade” that…
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Merry Christmas!

- Manger11 Luke 2:1-14 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to his…
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Holiday Rules

- santa_driving_car In what has become an important holiday tradition for readers of this blog — no, not quite like going to see the Rockettes or the tree at the Rockefeller Center, but more fun than watching the Redskins — I am…
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What a Team!

- snow 20 (Small) Thanks to our wonderful colleagues in Facilities and Security for staying on their posts overnight and through the weekend snowstorm in order to keep the campus safe and ready for Monday (noon) opening.   Thank you, all!  You’re the best!   Enjoy…
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Snow Good

- snow 2a My neighbors were stunned.   They all came out to stare.  It was 2 pm, and my car had obviously not left the driveway all day.  (See above)  The nice young man who lives next door thought I might be ill,…
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Take Nothing for Granted

- Women are now the majority in higher education, so we no longer have to worry about invidious discrimination, right? Guess again.…
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Charting Hispanic Immigration

- In the last week, the Washington Post had a fascinating series of articles about the struggles, setbacks and triumphs of Latino and other Hispanic immigrants in the United States.   Today’s article focuses on the ways in which programs like GEAR…
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Facing The World As It Is

- fred In his speech in Oslo today accepting the Nobel Peace Prize, President Obama acknowledged the irony in his receipt of the prize when he is commander-in-chief of a nation waging two wars.  His speech offered a pragmatic defense of…
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Booting the Booter

- arg-football-kicker-url The Gridiron Gods needed a sacrifice. They demanded their pound of flesh. Stingy Snyder gave them a tiny morsel, offering up the kicker.  Not some big, tasty offensive lineman or the juicy quarterback or flabby defensive line or sinewy…
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Remembering Pearl Harbor

- ph12 Before Afghanistan.  Before “shock and awe” in Baghdad.  Before September 11.  Before Oklahoma City.  Before the fall of the Berlin Wall.   Before the fall of Saigon.  Before the assassinations and riots of the 1960′s.  Before Vietnam.  Before Korea.   Before Israel…
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