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Lord Adams, Airwaves & the University

In Apotheosis on January 1, 2014 at 11:58 PM

January 1, 2014

Last year the University of Georgia (UGA) witnessed the retirement of longstanding president Michael Adams. For a “person of the year” pick in Georgia, he would have to be ranked highly at minimum. His accomplishments are many and farsighted just like the ancient Athenians would appreciate.
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King James, Reflections in Kilgore Pond

In Apotheosis on January 10, 2012 at 12:51 AM

Mr. James Jackson Kilgore is kindred and remembered,
In spirit and in flesh,
An influence melded from iron family figures unseen, yet remembered,
Methuselan brethren like Eugene Sanders.

From the Sanders, to the Kilgores,
From the Breedloves, to the Houstons,
From the John Juniors, to the John Seniors,
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Thoughts of Athens, Manhattan, Oscar Wilde Defining Decadence, and Gray Poets: Chesnutt & McCourt

In Apotheosis on January 6, 2010 at 12:20 AM

Frank McCourt, the great Irish-American writer/professor, is inside of a grave now, as is Vic Chesnutt, announced Christmas Day 2009. The Decade of Decadence, typed 00’s, is hard to pronounce in word. Here are my secondary thoughts on The Roaring 00’s, Thoughts of Athens, Manhattan, Oscar Wilde Defining Decadence, and Gray Poets: Chesnutt and McCourt.
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Lord Samuelson, Dead

In Apotheosis on December 18, 2009 at 11:23 PM

Lord Paul Samuelson, premier American Nobel-prize winner in economics, formerly professor of economics of M.I.T., is dead. Epic loss withstanding, he remains central and dominant in the network of branches stemming up and down the generational family tree in economics. The New York Times offers a rich recounting of his life and times in Paul A. Samuelson, Economist, Dies at 94.
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