THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES San Saba Trestle Wins Spectacular Disaster Award
Trestle Fire wins Run-Off; I-5 Skagit River and New Castle Bridges tied for second.
Within 25 seconds, it was just gone, and then it just tur... Posted on 1/17/14 at 4:38 AM
THIS WOMAN WRITES The Malingering American Dream
I'm not sure if you're aware of this, but the American Dream has had the flu lately. At least, that's the latest from the Washington Post, which published an article by Carol Morello, Peyton Craighi... Posted on 10/11/13 at 12:39 PM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Port Cities Luncheon, Greysolon Ballroom
The Port Cities Luncheon this year will be at the Greysolon Ballroom located at 231 East Superior Street, Wednesday, May 8th. The change in venue is due to the water problems at the Radisson Hotel.
T... Posted on 4/17/13 at 5:47 PM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES Joachim Gauck is President of Germany. Who is Mr. Gauck?
We all have our political discussions at the dinner table this evening. In the US, many families are talking about the elections of 2012 and the direction the country is going regardless of ... Posted on 3/22/12 at 11:31 AM
After the flub heard around the world, President Barack Obama has taken the oath of office. Again. Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the oath to Obama on Wednesday night at the White House--a rare do-over.
There is one school of thought that the Civil Rights Movement ended with the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965. Other historians give it a more inglorious demise three years later with the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
On the eve of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday celebration and his own historic swearing-in as president, Barack Obama stood Sunday in front of the Lincoln Memorial, evoked the country’s heroes and heritage and told the nation that “the dream of our founders will live on in time.”
David Lightman and Margaret Talev
, January 19, 2009
WASHINGTON — The members of the national security team that President-elect Barack Obama named Monday are all strong-willed public servants who at times have vehemently disagreed with changes he proposes to U.S. national security policy.
While easy comparisons could be made to labelmates the Pharmacy and occasional tourmates Best Friends Forever – or, to a lesser extent, Madison’s the Buffali – the simplest way to describe the songs cooked up by this Seattle duo is that they're experimental, quirky and fun.
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