Monthly Archives: May 2007

Motto Mystery Solved (Almost)

Mystery solved! A Google search of books rather than the web for our school motto turned up a quote from a modern book on teaching physical education: “ . . . would agree with Seneca that the real duty of … Continue reading

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To Teach the Art . . .

The mystery of the origin of our school motto, “To teach the art of living well” continues, although I am sure it is only my mystery and someone out there knows all about it. After the previous blog, I thought … Continue reading

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Lansdowne-Aldan High School Today

Seniors are known for spending undue amounts of time and attention on trivia, and true to form, I was comparing a recent photo of the front of our high school with the photo in our Lahian. Ignoring the police car … Continue reading

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Philly on $5/day

Some days just could not get any better. Here is how mine went, and so could yours.  Start with a sunny, warm spring day. Last Tuesday, for example. Leave home at 9 AM, drive to the Marcus Hook train station … Continue reading

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Ralph Russo

Another classmate found—Ralph Russo, number 51 of the Lansdowne Lords. But I did not find him, he found me through the Internet. He lives in Tall Timbers, Maryland, a tiny dot among the crabs and oysters about 50 miles south … Continue reading

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