Friday, July 01, 2005

Congratulations to Dana and David on their upcoming wedding this weekend!!

I'm heading down to Florida for the wedding and July 4th holiday-- we'll see how quickly I melt into a puddle with the humidity.

And I'm going to be seeing Symi! Yaaay! :-)

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Looking around the web for some unrelated information, I happened to discover that the little village (barely 5,000 people) in the extreme northeastern corner of the Czech Republic where I lived immediately after the Velvet Revolution has put up a municipal website.

Obec Bystrice

I realize that the text will be all Greek (or Czech) to most of you but there are still some good photos up there.

Monday, June 27, 2005

The UN was founded in San Francisco 60 years ago yesterday. For all its weaknesses, remember that it has proved to be the most successful organization of its kind, especially that has lasted as long as it has. Nothing else has really come close.

Historical background on the founding of the United Nations