Monthly Archives: September 2014

Delta’s “Innovation Class” makes flying meaningful

I just stumbled across Delta’s “Innovation Class” program.  What a truly innovative ( 🙂 ) idea!  Which is this: you can apply to sit next to a really cool person who is flying somewhere, usually to a conference or similar event … Continue reading

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Fuzzy Wuzzy, “Vintage” Soap

I have no idea why this product from my childhood randomly popped into my thoughts this morning. I vaguely recall being allowed to get Fuzzy Wuzzy soap at least once.  All my friends were fascinated by it.  Does anyone know … Continue reading

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The Northern Soul Project – Sociology of an Underground Music Culture (post #3)

I found another BBC documentary about Northern Soul.  This one aired September 25, 2013, on BBC2 in the United Kingdom. It is titled “Northern Soul: Keeping the Faith” and appears to have been part of a series called “The Culture … Continue reading

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Shadow and architecture, Grohmann Museum

I couldn’t resist snapping this photo with my iPhone just before 5:00 p.m. this afternoon in the Grohmann Museum on the campus of Milwaukee School of Engineering.  As I approached the atrium’s spiral staircase on the way from my office … Continue reading

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