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Archive for October, 2007

Good Ole Charlie BrownAfter viewing the 2002 American Masters program on PBS last night, I started early this morning looking for more information on what I now recognize in Peanuts as the single most important cultural feature influencing my youth and quest for maturity. Sounds impressive and self important, huh?

In grade school and high school, I was Charlie Brown – always happy with 2nd place, the A- was good enough, the self deprecating style seemed to keep the bullies at bay, the Sunday night paralysis of facing another Monday without confidence in my self or (more…)

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NobelWe awoke this morning to the news that Washington Post reported the following:

Friday, October 12, 2007; 8:32 AM – Gore, U.N. Body Win Nobel Peace Prize

‘Former vice president Al Gore and a United Nations panel that monitors climate change were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today for their work educating the world about global warming and advocating for political action to control it.’ (more…)

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