Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Saturday, June 08, 2019
Wednesday, June 05, 2019

All these decades and books later, there’s still so much to know. I recently encountered Majd ad-Din Usama ibn Murshid ibn Ali ibn Munqidh al-Kinani, aka Usama, a Syrian nobleman, diplomat and faris, or knight, who authored the incredible “Book of Contemplation” in the 1180s, and the librari…

Saturday, June 01, 2019

“This year, we were lucky to not only have some very talented art students, but half of those students were also students in the building trades program,” said Kassandra Mirosh, art teacher at Tri-Valley School in Healy. “It was a good year to ‘go big’ with our art projects and to combine some of the skill sets from each class.”

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

“Beware of ‘Snakes,’ ‘Invaders,’ and Other Fighting Words” warns a recent NYTimes.com article about the power of rhetoric and how it subconsciously influences all who listen to them, even those who disagree. In fact, “asking people even purely hypothetical questions unconsciously shifts thei…

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Saturday, May 25, 2019