Archive for July 9th, 2009

Mind Matters—On Mind Muddling

  On Mind Muddling I wonder – who would have the bigger field day in the U.S. today. Would it be Mark Twain or Charles Dickens? We pride ourselves at having grown past the evils and ills of these writer forebears. Mark Twain’s sagas supposedly got banned from some school curricula for the impropriety of his use of the “N” word. We consider ourselves beyond ...

 
 

Blogging Along the Brandywine

In 1926, the Rev. Dr. Goodwin, rector of the Bruton Parish Church in the run-down college town of Williamsburg, Va., shared his dream of preserving the city's historic buildings with John D. Rockefeller Jr., and the now epic "buy-out" and restoration of the Colonial capital of Virginia began. But until as late as 1995, the Cary Peyton Armistead house, a Victorian, ...

 

Police log for July 9

Pennsylvania State Police from Troop K, Media are investigating a series of thefts from seven unlocked vehicles parked in the Ridings development in Chadds Ford Township. A state police report said the vehicles were entered sometime between 1 and 6 a.m. on July 8. Items reported stolen from the cars include a flat screen TV valued at $400, a $40 TV antenna, a Verizon ...