International SBL – Ajax Stadium Tour anyone?

Next week I will be headed to the Netherlands for a few business visits and the International SBL meeting in Amsterdam. My family will be coming with me and my son is quite the little football/soccer player so we are going to take a tour of the Ajax stadium. Anyone can stop by, according to […]

Im Freiburg 4

I am very fortunate to be able to travel for Penn State this summer. I was recently named as chair of Freiburg “Faculty Implementation Committee Team,” or “FIT.” Last spring a memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between PSU and the University of Freiburg. This is a university-wide agreement and we already have decades of […]

Hebrew Alphabet Soup – OSU Library 6

Tonight we had a great dinner on the 11th floor of the newly renovated Ohio State University library. As you enter you walk over a very cool metal “sculpture” of the English alphabet mounted in the floor. While waiting for the elevator I noticed that they had the paleo-Hebrew alphabet! Very cool! No, wait… You […]

Tweets from the road

Read in reverse order. One more flight today. 6 flights in 3 days. @ San Diego International Airport (SAN) Mine! Mine! @ Edgewater Grill BMW: CHiPs has moved up in the world. @ Starbucks (Piazza Carmel) Bird @ Starbucks Coffee (La Costa) Drinking coffee in CA can cause cancer. Who knew? […]

Measuring up

We had a great time last week seeing old friends and family. On Lake Oneida we went to this quaint little old amusement park, Sylvan Beach. Pulled the boat up to the shore, waded on land and right into the park. You can see more pictures of that on flickr. (Sadly, my Sony A100 DSLR […]