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We have a new president.


Barack Obama is the President of the United States.  America has taken a step toward maturity by electing the right candidate no matter what race.  Finally, a dream has been realized.  Many people are very happy and there is a sense of hope all over the world.  I join in that pride and re-post Dr,… Continue reading We have a new president.

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A Little Walt Whitman


When I heard the learn’d astronomer by Walt Whitman   When I heard the learn’d astronomer, When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me, When I was shown the charts and diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them, When I sitting heard the astronomer where he lectured with much applause in the… Continue reading A Little Walt Whitman

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In Memorium : JFK jr.


In 1999, John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and her sister, Lauren Bessette, died when their single-engine plane, piloted by Kennedy, plunged into the Atlantic Ocean near Martha's Vineyard, Mass. I remember hearing the first words of the missing plane and who was on it and knowing it was over.  I knew the circumstances,… Continue reading In Memorium : JFK jr.