Zoom in? (or Zoomed out?)

Let’s Zoom again like we did last summer/yesterday/last week?  Ummm, Zoom is now a verb, more frequently heard these days than zerox or google, and no longer needs capitalization (“Thank you so much for the zoom info and the questions.”).There are many other Zooms (the PBS Show, and from that Zoomers, Zoom-aholic, Zoomerang, the lens […]

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Doris deKeyserlingk

During my junior year, I took a German course in Goodrich Hall. I would often arrive early to stand outside the classroom, where Professor Doris deKeyserlingk was teaching another course in German. I was fascinated by her deep, rich voice and her amazing articulateness. Add to that my awareness that she had fled Russia in […]

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Tales from the 60s (Part 1) — The Last Roadtrip

There was a heat wave in Boston in the summer of 1969. There was always a heat wave in the summer in Boston. It was literally the last summer of the 60s, but it was metaphorically the last summer of the 60s as well. We did not know that. Both Kennedy brothers had been assassinated; […]

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