Posts Dated Archive: October 2008


A little background I am late writing this week. I got back from CDC meeting late last Thursday and left for the ASPH/APHA meetings in San Diego Saturday morning. The plane ride was interesting, because a number of people on it were going to the meetings, and we had a… Read More

Blogs, voting, budget and walking

Kill my blog? I read an article by Paul Boutin in Wired.  In “Twitter, Flickr, Facebook Make Blogs Look So 2004,” Boutin argues that “cut-rate journalists and underground marketing campaigns have drowned out authentic voices of amateur wordsmiths. He went on to argue that it’s a better use of time… Read More

University Day celebrations

The game What can one say about beating Notre Dame! Wow, it was fabulous and just wonderful to see the enormous sea of blue on a Carolina blue day. Awards luncheon   It was a wonderful honor and great fun to accompany Dr. Leah Devlin, State Health Director and Director,… Read More

Carolina skies and dissertations

This morning I am writing this on a magnificent Carolina blue Sunday morning, the morning after a winning Carolina football game. Walking back from the gym, I noticed the intensity of the sky and the clear contrasts with the many magnificent purple and yellow flowers planted throughout the neighborhood. Pumpkins… Read More