Appalachian Spring Premiered 1944 Choreographed by Martha Graham Original Score by Aaron Copland This part contains the following movements of the piece: 1st movement: Very slowly. Introduction of the characters, one by one, in a suffused light. 2nd movement: Fast. Sudden burst of unison strings in A major arpeggios starts the action. A sentiment both [...]
Archive for June, 2010
Elizabeth Edwards: I wonder if she’ll take responsibility for presenting the public with a lie, in the hopes of achieving political power? Ouch!
Wow: Under the headline “I formula fed. So what?”, Kathryn Blundell says in this month’s Mother & Baby that she bottlefed her child from birth because “I wanted my body back. (And some wine)… I also wanted to give my boobs at least a chance to stay on my chest rather than dangling around my [...]
Remembered. Do not miss the Uncommon Knowledge series with Mark Steyn and Rob Long hosted by Peter Robinson — links at the bottom of Scott Johnson’s thoughts above.
Losing our edge in science: I work for a very large high tech company. I presently manage a research team in the corporate lab. The problem is that there is no encouragement for American non-minority males to go into science and engineering because we will almost never hire them. Instead we are being forced to [...]
Trace Urdan: Last Friday I picked up my son from baseball camp and we went to the Dept. of Health to get a copy of his birth certificate to prove his age for the All-Star team. After I filled out the form and gave the woman my debit card, my son said, “Why do we [...]
We shall see: The state’s Board of Registered Nursing has discovered that some 3,500 of its nurses have been punished for misconduct by other states — hundreds even had their licenses revoked — while maintaining clean licenses in California. As many as 2,000 of these nurses now will face discipline in California, officials estimate. That’s [...]
Believe me, I know. Dads, Don’t Go: But if fathers are necessary, they have to be completely involved in the lives of their children—and living at home with their children’s mothers. . . . When your first child is born, your life stops being about what you want and starts being about what they need. [...]
Why we should love and help those who may not be “normal.” John Mark Reynolds: Our Creator did not endow us with the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness based on an SAT score. Christians dare not do so either.