Monthly Archives: June 2012

Milosz at the Faculty Club

I came to a love of poetry only in recent years but when I fell, I fell hard. I’d like to blame my slowness on bad teachers but the truth is that I was a particularly stubborn and thick-headed student … Continue reading

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Friday Afternoon Video

Not feeling like follying this afternoon. I’m doing much better, but I just came from my first MRI. Ye gods, I could have done without that! Anyway, here to lift all our spirits is the latest Centennial video. This is … Continue reading

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Sick Day, but with a cool picture

I’m miserable, but the view out my doctor’s window was fantastic. That’s the BRC.

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Looking out a Window in the Mech Lab

When I was looking through pictures for evidence of those palm trees behind the Physics Amphitheater, I ran across this one. You can just see a piece of the circle of little trees here, but as I looked at it … Continue reading

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Jess Neely Meets the Press

I’ve been traveling today so I’m kind of wiped out. I thought I would just post a picture that I love, even though I’m not really able to explain it at all. I’ll be in Omaha for a couple of … Continue reading

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Those Palm Trees Through the Cloisters

I’ve heard from several people in the comments and in emails expressing puzzlement about this photo: Wh–?? Where did those palm trees come from?? Didn’t they plant oaks there very early?? Unfortunately, I’m out of town at a meeting today (hence … Continue reading

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Friday Afternoon Follies: Alumni Edition

There’s no identification, not even a date. The back of the photo just says “Alumni Happy Hour.” I recognize a couple of these rascals and I concede that they do look pretty happy. Bonus: Sometimes I forget to notice how … Continue reading

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