Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Art of Living Well and David Foster Wallace

I feel like I’m about to take you out on the tennis court and tell you, “Now watch me.  This is how McEnroe does it.”  Who am I kidding? Some unsung editor at the Wall Street Journal just published a … Continue reading

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Teacher Martin Hubley Dies

Ed Hagopian passed on an announcement in the Inquirer that Martin Hubley, math teacher and football coach, died of heart failure September 2 at age 82 in Ambler, PA.  He left Lansdowne-Aldan in 1957 and spent most of his career … Continue reading

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Carol Shepp McCain and Her Famous Ex

Jerry Jerome noticed in an Inquire article that John McCain’s first wife, Carol Shepp, was from Lansdowne.  McCain is our age, so, Jerry reasoned, Carol may be, too.  Sure enough, there she is in our graduation Lahian yearbook, one class … Continue reading

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Mr. Higgs and His Amazing Boson

Last Wednesday was a day I celebrated, if not with champagne at least with sparkling cider.  On that day, the Large Hadron Collider, that huge, new atom smasher in Switzerland, was fired up for the first time.  I celebrated alone, … Continue reading

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On the Ocean City Boardwalk

Ocean City has long supplemented their budget by attaching memorial plaques to their boardwalk benches.  You may have noticed some at our 50th.  Here are three I photographed a few days ago.  I have no idea who these people are.  … Continue reading

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