Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Korean Bell, Jim Moran and the Legend of Kim Yu-Sin

This is a long and incoherent story but it’s worth writing about. On Sunday, there was a ceremony at the Meadowlark Gardens in Vienna to “break ground” for the Korean Bell Garden which has been the subject of a multi-year … Continue reading

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Passing of Senator Byrd

A lot going on today with the Kagan nomination process beginning and the Supreme Court handing down a number of major new decisions . The big news, of course, is the passing of Senator Robert Byrd (D-W.Va), who was the … Continue reading

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See you at Auld Shebeen (Or Not!)

I’m going to try to get there by 3 pm today for US v. Ghana soccer match. I watched the US v. Algeria there on Thursday and also GMU vs. UConn in 2006 — two of the greatest victories of … Continue reading

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Fight Over Metro Board Seats Raises Larger Issues

Recently the Governor announced that VA would withholding its share of the funding for the Metro transit service until the board seats were reconfigured to give the Commonwealth more representation. That ham-handed pronouncement appears to now be balanced by Secretary … Continue reading

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Civics Commission in C’ville

Yesterday I traveled to Charlottesville to chair the meeting of the State Civics Education Commission at the Miller Center on Old Ivy Road — about a mile west of the Main Grounds. The meeting was a follow-up from our March … Continue reading

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