Great to meet with Hardin-Simmons University Alumni from the DMV! HSU President Eric Bruntmyer joined to meet with alumni on the East Coast. See it in HSU’s magazine Range Rider (Spring 2017).
Great Pacific Seafoods Files for Bankruptcy My interest in the Asia and Pacific region began while processing salmon at a factory outside of Anchorage. I had traveled to Alaska as a student while on summer break and found work at Great Pacific Seafoods Company. I was immediately thrown on the “slime line.” At first my […]
It was a pleasant Saturday afternoon in Clarendon. I dropped by O’Sullivan’s for a Guinness and a Guinness burger. The Michigan game was on (vs. Utah, loss) and a few of us chatted at the bar. Michigan “may be mired in long term regression” but the bartenders at O’Sully’s keep the spirits high.
It wasn’t Hawaii’s Pacific yellow tangs, sea turtles and lava rocks. But the Atlantic shore, from Coney Island to Miami Beach, has its own charms. Temps in the DMV approached 100 this week and with the Labor Day crowds dispersed and the ocean holding its heat, there isn’t a better time to stroll the Rehoboth […]
The Smithsonian National Zoo opened its American Bison exhibit on Saturday, August 30 with two specimens: Zora and Wilma. Zora is named in honor of Howard University alumnus Zora Neale Hurston (author of Their Eyes Were Watching God) and Wilma is named in honor of Gallaudet University alumnus Wilma Newhoudt-Druchen, the first deaf woman elected […]