I will be headed to Washington, DC at the end of September with Marion Larson (English) and Sara Shady (Philosophy) to attend the Vanguard Interfaith Campus Convening at Georgetown University. Later in the semester, Professor Larson, Professor Shady and I will host members from Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) and New York University at Bethel to examine the ways we engage interfaith opportunities here at Bethel. These events are possible through funds awarded to us this past spring byIFYC.
Veterans will be seated as a group on the gym floor. There will be special music by the music department and recognition of all veterans in attendance. The school is creating a slide presentation of area veterans. The fountain at Bicentennial Plaza, located next to the Indiana Statehouse, is not operating as the motors to run it have broken. The fountain opened in the fall of 2016 as Indiana celebrated its bicentennial. It scheduled to run six months of the year, according to Indiana Dept.
New World ForagingEuropean explorers, many of them Italian sailors, explored the New World and brought back potatoes, tomatoes, maize, peppers, coffee, tea, sugar cane and spices. Some ingredients, like maize and peppers, were quickly incorporated into the Italian food pantheon, but others took time. The tomato, now regarded as a quintessential Italian ingredient, was not widely used until the nineteenth century, but polenta (cornmeal) quickly replaced farro in the north.
Monday Morning Appointment: Good News and a Huge SighOn Monday morning at the ophthalmologist’s office, I was first taken to have a scan made of the back of my eyes. Just in case you ever have to have one, so that you’ll know what’s going to go on, I’ll describe the process. You will put your eye up close to a hole in the scanner.
In addition to the more than 3,000 enslaved people who lived and worked in Memphis at the time, thousands more flowed into and out of the city, as traders and their agents brought a steady supply of human cargo into town via roads, river, and rail. In 1864, Forrest purchased this property on Adams, between Second and Third, just east of an alley behind Calvary Episcopal Church. Most slaves were sold at lots like this one before ending up on plantations in the Mississippi Delta or further south.
At IIT Kharagpur, I had a wing mate; very handsome and tall, a stylish left hand cricketer, hence named He was from Calcutta, had a Sikh mother and Punjabi Hindu father. Bats was from a very affluent family. He did try to underplay it, and was not an exhibitionist.