Two weekends ago, Jean and I trekked down to New Orleans to attend the first week of its fabulous annual Jazz Fest.
Hurricane Gustav is sweeping into Louisiana as this is being written (Monday afternoon). The center of the storm is slightly west of New Orleans, between New Orleans and Houma, which is about fifty miles southwest of New Orleans.
No matter who wins the presidential election, it is quite clear that the big loser in campaign 08 is religion. By far, the most strident political voices have come from renegade reverends that seem a bit hot under the collar. These cantankerous characters (or caricatures) have transformed their houses of […]
Commended Students in the 2008 National Merit Scholarship Program McLean High School Each of the commended students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.4 million students who entered the 2008 competition by taking the 2006 Preliminary SAT/National Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). The McLean High School students who […]
WASHINGTON — Howard Dean, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, is warning Democrats not to be too overconfident about their election prospects in 2008.
Lowe’s Hardware now has blueprints and supplies for 11 different floor plans of the so-called Katrina Cottages, for sale on its web site. But anyone who’s awaited this opportunity to add the newly-designed, 300-square foot or larger cottage to their backyard for grandma will be disappointed to learn that the […]
Yet another small revolution is about to explode onto the national scene this summer, something almost no one as yet sees coming. There is the Internet revolution, there is the genome and regenerative medicine revolution. Now, along with those, comes the housing revolution. It is coming at a home improvement […]
Scooter Libby is only the latest victim of the Bush administration’s “fall guy” approach to every obscenity that it’s been found guilty of. Even Libby’s jurors concede that.
It seems that every week there is a new report that reveals shortcomings in the work of the federal government.
‘Photo 07: Photos You Have Taken in the Last 75 Years’ through Saturday March 10, at the Ellipse Art Center, 4350 North Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA. Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Phone (703 228-7710, or see www.arlingtonarts.org/ellipseartscenter.htm.