Monthly Archives: September 2014

9/11 and Rome

No one needs to remind me that Sept. 11, 2001 was a Tuesday.  It is one of those details that is lodged in my brain and comes out when people begin to ask, “Where were you when…?”  I remember it … Continue reading

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I hate the metric system

I know the title probably upset all my friends who are either European, or scientific, or of the forward thinking academic persuasion.  But I do…I hate the metric system.  Maybe not with the burning fire of a thousand white hot … Continue reading

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