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Aquadoc
I am a universty professor who's been 'doing water' for almost 40 years. In my spare time I am President-for-Life and Supreme High Armed Forces Commander of the Republic of Campanastan.
Interests: travel, f. scott fitzgerald, seinfeld, reading, writing, baseball, bicycling, collecting quotes, convertibles, water issues, music (good ol' rock 'n roll, with a tendency towards doo-wop, classical), developing countries, robert kaplan, thomas wolfe, "feelin' alright" by joe cocker, "sky pilot", trying to make the world a better place.
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I got this from David Zetland. Very good! Brings back memories of Brother Joe Altinger in high school. "Chemistry is physics without thought; mathematics is physics without purpose." - Unknown Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2015 at Campanastan
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Get your own Donald Trump sex doll - it's far more useful than the real thing. Proceeds will help Syrian refugees, according to Syrian artist Saint Hoax. Keep those Syrian refugees out of those damn Trojan horses! Check out this... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2015 at Campanastan
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Twenty-two years ago this day on the shores of Lake Tahoe I was lucky enough to marry Mary Frances, shown here in Edinburgh, Scotland. This T-shirt says it all, and no, she did not buy it for me. I love... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2015 at Campanastan
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It's finally over for Lawrence Peter 'Yogi' Berra, who died today at age 90. Berra was best known for his malapropisms, many of which made sense when you thought about them - Berra just had a 'special' way with words.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2015 at Campanastan
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President Obama has decided to restore Mt. McKinley to its native name, Denali. The Alaska mountain is the USA's highest at about 20,237 feet (6,170 meters) above mean sea level. The State of Alaska requested this name change about 40... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2015 at Campanastan
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Never thought I'd give a shout-out to the New York Daily News but here is the NYDN's editorial about the Virginia journalists' shootings and its front page, plus a cartoon from Bill Bramhall. You go, folks! 'How many Alisons is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2015 at Campanastan
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Naaahhhhhh.... From the good folks at Citizens UnTied and others. "Politicians and diapers must be changed often and for much the same reason." - Unknown Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2015 at Campanastan
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Glad to see that one of my hometown newspapers, the New York Post, is maintaining its journalistic standards. "There can be no higher law in journalism than to tell the truth and to shame the devil." - Walter Lippmann Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2015 at Campanastan
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The North Bennet Street School's Caddy Camps Reunion/Summit is fewer than four weeks away: 11 - 13 September 2015. It is open to all those who attended any of the NBSS caddy camps, not just those in New Hampshire. It... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2015 at Campanastan
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From the folks at lolworthy. “There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a trifling investment of fact.” – Mark Twain Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2015 at Campanastan
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Great cartoon by Mike Luckovich at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Regardless of your opinion of his presidency, you'll have to admit that since he left office, Jimmy Carter has entered the realm of a national treasure. He's bypassed golf courses and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2015 at Campanastan