Dear Dr. Mikesch Muecke Greetings from Journal of Biopolymers Research Journal of Biopolymers al Medicine: Open Access journal is in a process of accepting Research articles/ Review articles/ Short Communication/ Conference proceedings/ Rapid Communications/ Commentaries/ for publication in upcoming issue. Considering you as the potential contributor, Journal of Biopolymers takes […]
I found the above note on a signup sheet from the previous students in the design studio suite on the third floor (north-east side) of the College of Design at Iowa State University. It seemed metaphysical when I read it…and confessional.
From the article entitled “Rascal” by Tad Friend in The New Yorker, and I quote: He cracked up, then pushed his salad remnants away: “I have some friends who are considered, well, modern-day prophets, and one of them said, ‘It must be wonderful for your children to have such a […]
Looking around my office I notice this electric blue, or perhaps it’s more a blue-suede color, telephone receiver/handset that plugs into my cell phone, and allows me to make phone calls without putting an electromagnetic-radiowaves-emitting device right next to my ear while still enabling me to make phone calls without […]
Just found an interesting quote attributed to Winston Churchill, not that that in itself is interesting, but here it is: “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Thanks, Winston, for this clarification, and with a distinctly British way of saying “Sir”, […]
We were having a light lunch of a pezzo di pizza under the arch of the Aqua Virgo aquaeduct around noon on January 5 in Rome when the church bells next door let loose, and so did a hound somewhere nearby in one of the buildings. The concert between bells […]
We heard the music before we entered the courtyard at City Market around noon today. When we exited through the doors into the sunny outdoor space I could see in front of me on a small stage a group of four musicians, tightly packed in a square facing a microphone, […]
A few weeks ago I was having dinner at the Café in Somerset with my friend Howard Heemstra, Professor Emeritus of Architecture at Iowa State University, and he was recalling life as a young architecture student in Iowa. One of the things he remembered was a short ditty that he […]