Category Archives: Yellow Submarine (film)

Lives Impacted by Film, Part II

  Film Friday Last Friday I reported that Julia and I were on our way to a dinner with our film group and that we had an assignment: to come up with 3-5 films and explain how they had impacted our lives. The evening was a smashing success, and I recommend the idea to others. […]

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Neruda and Ted Williams: A Fantasy

Sports Saturday My colleague Israel Ruiz in our Spanish Department is an enthusiastic baseball fan. He is also Puerto Rican and I have learned a lot about the Puerto Rican love of baseball from him. For instance, did you know that Puerto Rico is second only to the Dominican Republic in providing active Latin American […]

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