Monthly Archives: October 2008

This Day Is Call’d The Feast Of Crispian

He that outlives this day, and comes safe home,Will stand a tip-toe when this day is nam’d,And rouse him at the name of Crispian. He that shall live this day, and see old age,Will yearly on the vigil feast his … Continue reading

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Martin Hanson

The most influential conservationist in the history of northern Wisconsin has left us. Martin Hanson died today at his home in Mellen. Photo by Jeff Peters Scion of a wealthy family, Martin gave unstintingly of his resources- and his larger-than-life … Continue reading

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Haven’t I Seen This Guy Around Here?

Reason # 21,721 that retirement rocks: the Weekend Admiral Syndrome:‘Captain Calamity’ runs aground twice in 48 hours Lancashire Evening Post, Oct. 22, 2008: Coastguards have dubbed a budding seaman “Captain Calamity” after his ill-equipped vessel ran aground twice in 48 … Continue reading

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Levi Stubbs, 1936-2008

What a sad day…Motown’s finest voice has gone silent forever: Levi Stubbs, Four Tops Singer, Is Dead at 72 New York Times, Oct. 18, 2008: Levi Stubbs, the gravelly voiced, plaintive lead singer of the Motown group the Four Tops, … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Tagged!

My old buddy Nan tagged me with one of those “get to know you better” questionnaires. (What- she didn’t find out enough sharing an office for two summers?) Well, I’m no spoilsport, so let me see… Where do I get … Continue reading

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In Which The Los Angeles Times Confirms A Stereotype

Look, I think the idea of Sarah Palin running for national office is as horrifying as anyone else. But the cause of keeping her far from the White House for all our sakes is not served by an idiot like … Continue reading

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