Tag Archives: Thomas Gray

March Madness, A Return to Innocence

Sports Saturday March Madness begins this weekend. Actually, to be exact, it begins for the big schools. Division III colleges are in the final week of their tournament. I know because my college was one step away from making the final four. For the first time ever, St. Mary’s College of Maryland sent a team […]

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Doc Halladay No Longer Blushing Unseen

  Sports Saturday The baseball postseason is off to an amazing start, what with Roy “Doc” Halladay pitching only the second no-hitter in playoff history to begin it. And it was his first game ever pitching in the postseason! The other no-hitter is enshrined in legend: Yankee Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World […]

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Faced with Beauty, ‘Tis Folly to Be Wise

Claude Lorrain,”View of La Crescenza” (1648-50)      Poetry enhances our lives in a host of little ways.  It did so in a walk I took around campus with my wife last week. It was a beautiful fall day and we work at a beautiful campus.  There is an incline at the edge of college that we […]

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