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Teaser Time

Old photographs can be seductive.  You stare at images frozen in time, intrigued – willing them to give up their secrets, reveal the mysteries of distant moments, tell stories of past endeavours, past lives. 186 more words


Ask the Author: Tim Gloege on Guaranteed Pure

by Kristin Du Mez.

Several years back, I heard Tim Gloege give a conference paper on Henry Crowell, Quaker Oats, and American Fundamentalism at a meeting of the American Society of Church History. 1,924 more words


Of Job Security, Personal Dignity, and Efficiency Wages: ASCSA Trustee Fred Crawford and his Corporate Philosophy

Recently on the financial page of The New Yorker (February 9, 2015) staff writer James Surowiecki published “A Fair Day’s Wage,” an article about the decision by Aetna, one of the largest U.S. 1,961 more words

American School Of Classical Studies At Athens

BBC's first twenty years on the World Wide Web - or how to try and tell a digital history.

A couple of years ago I had the idea to chart the history of the BBC’s first twenty years online as a research project.  Why? A couple of approaches to me since leaving the BBC in 2008 and as… 602 more words


An Editor's Year: A Look Back at 2014

It’s that time of year: Top 10 lists. Here are ten professional highlights from the year that was 2014 for me:  

10. Gaining inspiration from new editors as an instructor at SFU… 1,544 more words


Uncle Cy.

Like most, growing up I had uncles: Giulio, Ernie, Emil, Teddy and Bob.

And then there was Uncle Cy, the uncle who paid the bills, kept us in medical insurance, sent me, my sister and brother to college, and gave my father the generous retirement plan most workers now have to engineer for themselves. 603 more words

Adrian Fogelin

Can't believe I missed my blogiversary!

But I have a good excuse.. I was on vacation ;)

Happy belated blogiversary to me!!

It was on July 19, 2013 that I decided to start this blog. 434 more words