Monthly Archives: November 2003

Three Wonderful Writers

Today is the birthday of three writers who created children’s classics (along with a lot of other favorites).

1832: Louisa May Alcott

1898: CS Lewis

1918: Madeleine L’Engle

Tomorrow is Mark Twain’s birthday; he was three years… Continue reading

JOB UPDATE: Better Late than Never

After ten or eleven days of working without being officially hired, I’ve finally become an legally recognized contractor with the Very Large Software Company where Michele is also a contractor. I’m settling into my… Continue reading

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Severe Weather Alert–California Style

The National Weather Service’s warning of record cold for the weekend was the lead story in yesterday’s San Jose Mercury-News.

Here’s a bit from today’s paper, explaining just how terrible the chill was:

Overnight Friday, downtown… Continue reading

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Prisoners of War, Prisoners of Race

The case of Jessica Lynch already exemplifies the differing value placed on the lives of young men and young women. Yes, though women are paid less, their actual existence is worth more: they are… Continue reading

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The greatest thing
in the world
is the Alphabet
as all knowledge
is contained therein
except the wisdom
of putting it together.
—from an old German bookplate