Archive for September 10th, 2009

Remembrance reception planned for Brandywine Battlefield Park

Brandywine Battlefield Park will again be the site of a remembrance ceremony on Sept. 11, marking the anniversaries of both the 1777 Battle of the Brandywine and the 2001 terror attacks. But this year’s observance holds special significance for Linda Kaat and the rest of the Brandywine Battlefield Park Associates. This Friday’s event, from 6 to 9 p.m., will be the ...

 
 

Historical society hosts 44th Chadds Ford Days

UPDATE: The Chadds ford Historical Society has canceled Chadds Ford Days  activities for  Saturday, Sept. 12. A decision for Sunday, Sept. 13 will be made at 5 p.m., Saturday. Check http://www.chaddsfordhistory.org/ for more information. End of update. The weekend after Labor Day is one of the busiest weekends of the year with numerous public events ...

 

Life to death to life again

Funny how facing death head on can be a celebration of life. Recently, I saw the Japanese movie, Departures, where a young man, Daigo Kobayashi, newly married, finds the symphony in which he is a cellist has become defunct. Unable to land another position as a musician, he returns to his home town. The work he reluctantly agrees to perform there is that of the ...

 

Blogging Along the Brandywine

I’m a Gemini. And may I quickly express my sincerest condolences to the rest of my fellow Gemini’s, for we are the yin and the yang of the zodiac. Descriptions of the sign of the twins always contain words like paradox, restless, versatile and Mercurial. We can never finish one thought or project before we are off on another. I wish I could actually be a twin ...

 

Houses of indoctrination

Partisan party politics has become more polarizing and absurd over the years and will likely continue until people wake up. George Washington, our first president warned us about this almost from the inception. But the people failed to heed his warning. Today’s phony left/right battle is nothing more than a power play between two factions of the same mind set, the ...

 

Police log for Sept. 10

A press release said Pennsylvania State Police from Troop J, Avondale, will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location in Chester County during the weekend of Sept. 11 through Sept. 13. • State police report a Philadelphia man received minor injuries in a one-vehicle accident at Routes 926 and 52 in Pennsbury Township on Aug. 28. Police said the ...