It’s always nice to hear compliments about our programs, such as last weekend’s Prism Concert, especially when it’s a parent of one of our students. It’s even better to see the comments in writing. But when the parent is Artistic Director of Albany Pro Musica, well, that is music to our ears. Read his blog here.
Quick-minded Cathy Martin in the Provost’s Office captured this rainbow from her fifth floor North Hall office recently. The view is looking west toward Wellsboro.
Fall colors were here and gone in almost a day but Colleen Divine, from our post office, caught this display recently during her rounds on campus, along with this scenic shot of Steadman and the mountains.
This certainly isn’t official but I’m hearing that the Mansfield Lowe’s will be open in November.
Last week Blockbuster filed for bankruptcy. Here are two responses, exactly the way they appeared.
1. I’ve pretty much given up watching tv and movies altogether anyway. Would rather read a book.
2. i envy you…..i sooooooooooo wish i could love reading…..i never learned to love reading……….i don’t know how people can sit and read…….i just fall asleep and loose interest. any pointers for people who want to pick up the habit?
So, folks in English, up to the challenge?
Speaking of English, this year marks the 100th anniversary of Mark Twain’s death. His autobiography will be published in November. For the next few weeks I’ll be using a variety of quotes from the master, mainly because they fit our times with an almost depressing relevancy. For example:
“Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.”