Monthly Archives: July 2011

Words I have learned…

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See one of the Men behind the Computer that won Jeopardy!

The principle investigator on the Waston project, which build the computer that beat Ken Jennings at Jeopardy! will be giving a colloquium at Fermilab on Wednesay, July 27 at 4pm in Wilson Hall, room One West. Let me know if you are interested … Continue reading

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One of the benefits of being on swing shift is seeing beautiful sunsets…

…he has set a tent for the sun,      which comes out like a bridegroom leaving his chamber,      and, like a strong man, runs its course with joy. Its rising is from the end of the heavens, … Continue reading

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I want to be able to bike to church. (mailed July 5, 2011)

Commissioner Thomas Van Cleave Forest Preserve District of Kane County 1996 South Kirk Road, Suite 320 Geneva, IL 60134 Dear Commissioner Van Cleave: As a resident of Batavia and an avid bicyclist, I am writing to ask about a possible … Continue reading

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Ask Your Senators To Support the TVPRA

I called both of my senators today. body { background-color:transparent; margin:0; padding:0; text-align:left; } P { COLOR: #555; font-weight:normal; font-size:14px; line-height:20px; font-family:"Times New Roman"; } A, P A { color: #B21415; text-decoration:none; border:0; } If you have trouble viewing this … Continue reading

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One Reason I Enjoy Giving Tours of the MINOS Underground Area

Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 17:11:53 -0500 (CDT) [18 May 2011 05:11:53 PM CDT] … Subject: thanks! Dear Aria, Art, Zeynep and Luke, Thanks so much for the tunnel tour Friday at MINOS.  I totally love going down there and I … Continue reading

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