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once there was a man named Bob

My stepfather died on Friday at a few minutes after 2pm, more than two hours after we pulled the life support.

When I first met Robert Flory twenty-one years ago, I was not his biggest fan, I’ll admit.  621 kata lagi

Author's Notes

May 21, 1972 — Michelangelo’s Pietà in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome is damaged by a tuxedo-wearing vandal, the mentally disturbed Hungarian-born Australian geologist Laszlo Toth.

This Day In History

Fraka Harmsen : Strategic Leadership

Fraka Harmsen as Provost of California State University at Sacramento, California, Dr. Frederika “Fraka” Harmsen was active in the institution’s Strategic Planning Council that was responsible for the creation of a University Strategic Plan. 110 kata lagi

Fraka Harmsen

Amos Eaton: A Scientist’s Prayers

On 10 May 1842, Amos Eaton (1776–1842) passed away in Troy, NY.

He was an American botanist, geologist, and educator who co-founded Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1824 with Stephen Van Rensselaer III (1764–1839). 308 kata lagi


Fraka Harmsen : Fundraising for Institutions

Dr. Frederika “Fraka” Harmsen has worked in academia for more than three decades, and in that time has developed knowledge capable of enabling her to assume the role of president of a higher education institution. 87 kata lagi

Fraka Harmsen

Alexander von Humboldt: Adapting to Providence

On 06 May 1859, Alexander von Humboldt (1769–1859) passed away in Berlin, Germany. Educated at Freiberg School of Mines (1792) (w/ subsequent studies at Frankfurt, Göttingen, and Berlin), he was a natural scientist, explorer, ecologist and geographer. 403 kata lagi