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Empowering the Moderates in Iran

Today’s New York Times had a long OpEd by David Brooks that argued it is naive to negotiate with Iran. Brooks warns that, “It could be that Iranian leaders are as apocalyptically motivated, paranoid and dogmatically anti-American as their pronouncements suggest they are.” At least in my reading, Brooks implies that “could” should be replaced by “is.” 439 more words

A Moment of (Re)Understanding

This morning I had an appointment at Stanford’s Pain Management Center.

A bit of backstory – is that I have begun looking for another way to treat my Rheumatoid Arthritis.   1,264 more words

Chronic Illness

Germany, France, and Most US Experts Against Arming Ukraine

With our nation edging closer to sending lethal aid to Ukraine, it would be well to consider why Angela Merkel, François Hollande, and two-thirds of the US experts surveyed by… 429 more words

At last: The Sign

It took a week or so but now it’s clearly visible in Queen Victoria Street in Stanford, South Africa.

No sign

Since yesterday

YUM Eat Cafe

NYT: Little Asia on the Hill

Timothy Egan, “Little Asia on the Hill,” New York Times, 7 January 2007

ACROSS the United States, at elite private and public universities, Asian enrollment is near an all-time high. 126 more words

The Other Side

I wonder what would happen if I were to wiggle past the slender bars of the Steel Gate and cross over to the other side. 702 more words


My Current Projects as of February 2015

How am I doing these days? I have no idea why I feel so busy all the time, so I decided to list all my current (faith-based) projects. 579 more words