Tag Archives: Swarthmore

Phinally Phriday

It’s finally Friday, and after work today I’ll be driving over Hogback to HollyCornblog’s house! She says she’ll have the chiminea going and some homebrews ready for sampling when I get there! In soccer news I see that, apparently, a … Continue reading

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Couple of Quick Things

First off – congratulations to Swarthmore College on selecting its 14th president – and to Rebecca S. Chopp on being that person.  She is currently the President of Colgate … and a scholar of religion and American Culture.  Nice to … Continue reading

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Post Work Meandering

I’m thinking that title doesn’t even make sense.  But that aside, it went well today, going back to work.  Nice to get back, actually.  That’s not to say I wouldn’t love a few more hours free each day – or … Continue reading

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Soccer and Sneakiness On Monday Morning

First the soccer news, which includes Angela Hucles’ 100th cap (in a career year for her) and another win (over South Korea) for the USWNT.  With two more games left in their post-Olympic Tour, it woulds like the team is … Continue reading

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As the Dust Settles

It’s day two of what continues to feel like a new era.  Obama faces a plethora of daunting tasks, and we are on notice that for hope to burn bright, we need to roll up our sleeves and help.  That’s … Continue reading

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Transitions … Continued

It’s “hump day” and I’m heading back to work tomorrow after a LONG vacation.  This morning I’m celebrating the Phillies’ amazing come from behind win over the Mets.  (Can you say first place?)  Seven runs down and they come back … Continue reading

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Fundamentalism-It's All the Same … Mormon, Islamic, Christian … and John Yoo, Too!

The news out of Eldorado, Texas is ugly, ugly, ugly. We’re told that the “polygamist sect ruled with fear.” And while the news depicts them as a “splinter group” I’d say that there’s a clear connection between so-called mainstream fundamentalism … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning

Awake in a mostly-sleeping house, I find time to be still and contemplate before the day gets underway.  Christmas is such a marker of the passage of time and of the status of our hopes and dreams – or so … Continue reading

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