At the Civil War’s end, Cary was serving the Confederate government in Richmond, and he chose to remain there. Because of his earlier academy experience, he was chosen to be Richmond’s first superintendent of schools when statewide public schools were mandated for whites and blacks for the first time in the 1870s. One of Richmond’s public schools was named the John B.
Last year, investing was like being the proverbial duck in the pond. On the surface, everything may have seemed calm, as a post election rally on Wall Street pushed stock indexes to record highs. But beneath it all was plenty of rough paddling. The kind that says things like, is to mezzo as Pavarotti is to tenor. That woman is a machine, but a machine with feeling. Or, Zeffirelli production is creative, but itlacks the raw power and nuance of the staging I saw in the 70s.
At the same time, however, there are some notable national retailers that are refusing to open on Thanksgiving. Forbes, ThinkProgress, and Mental Floss are among the resources that have rounded up two dozen or so stores that have confirmed they will remain closed on Thanksgiving. Maxx.
Precarious Health CareThe health care system in the United States is horribly, perhaps irretrievably, broken. In other culturally similar countries, such as Canada and the United Kingdom, citizens don’t have to have money to have health care. In such places, it is a basic right available for all.
This administration, claiming to be anointed by a Christian God to reshape the world, and especially the Middle East, defined three states at the start of its reign as Axis of Evil. He knows nothing about the Middle East. He sees the world through the childish, binary lens of good and evil, us and them, the forces of darkness and the forces of light.
Then there were all those rude digs about her looks. Unlike her whippet thin peers Anna Wintour of American Vogue and French Vogue’s new editor in chief Emmanuelle Alt Shulman looks, well, like an ordinary woman. And yet, under her tenure, Vogue has prospered.
Now I have a confirmed egg eater on lockdown in the juvenile pen. Only time will tell if this problem has spread to the other girls in my flock but for now I hopeful that the main culprit has been uncovered. If my egg production in the henhouse goes back up this week I plan on releasing the earlier suspects one at a time back into the general population.
Is a fun time of the year where we get to see what each athlete will do for the greater cause. I feel like the character on our team is strong enough that we have the ability to do something pretty special in this last week. All matches are key matches.