This image took me back fourteen years to my first days in Edinburgh. If I remember correctly, all of the new exchange students were delivered by bus to their various residences throughout the city. After getting settled at Rankin House, I took the few days before classes began to explore my local environment. The neighborhood around Edinburgh Castle was one of my favorite haunts. I enjoyed this view down Victoria Street several times a week, and even today I occasionally return to Edinburgh in my dreams.
Friday, September 30, 2011
The times that are a'changin:
1. Resignation of Temple University President Ann Weaver Hart, moving to Utah to care for her ailing mother.
2. Resignation of Stony Brook Medical Center Chief Executive Dr. Steven Strongwater.
3. News of the official breakup of classic 80s college radio band R.E.M.
This is the original Columbia Bicycle advertisement that was adopted by the Athens, GA rock group R.E.M. in promotional materials for their Fables of the Reconstruction album and tour.
Tuesday, September 06, 2011
We are looking forward to quieter evenings now that the rambunctious youth of Port Jefferson Station are being redirected back to the life of the mind. We will see how long that lasts ;-)