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Albany & Catskills

October 31, 2003

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Last week we took a mini-vacation in Albany (where Shoshana had a one day seminar) and hiked in the Catskills on the way home. The foliage was beautiful in the Albany area but well past peak in the mountains. The state office plaza is a monument to Nelson Rockefeller’s love affair with modern art. In […]

Go Yankees!

October 17, 2003

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What a relief! The thought of losing the ALCS to the Red Sox was simply unacceptable. Boone’s walk off HR in the bottom of the 11th was poetic justice. What a great game! Bring on the Marlins!

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October 15, 2003

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This duplicates the text on my info page, but it’s meant as an introduction: My interest in poetry was sparked in 12th grade by the Roman poet Catullus (see the Carl Sesar translation), particularly his contemporary conversational tone and his frank, sexual content and also by my Latin teacher’s close reading of Virgil. I’ve written […]