… in the Minneapolis Star Tribune notes that the most charitable description of what’s been going on at the clubby University of Minnesota medical school would be “bizarre.”
Sunday, May 6, 2012
If you love crossword puzzles...
Excerpts from the diary of Barack Obama’s former girlfriend Genevieve Cook shed light into what it was like to date the future POTUS:
"She remembered how on Sundays Obama would lounge around, drinking coffee and solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, bare-chested, wearing a blue and white sarong."
My friend, Professor George Barany, writes:
If you love crosswords, you know all about ASTA and TOTO, but to learn or be reminded about the third dog, solve the puzzle at: http://www.mojo-working.com/
GailCollins and look at the last across entry.
Then, refer to http://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=GfG8Btb0l3g -- President's remarks at last weekend's White House Correspondent's Dinner -- focus on the portion starting at about 10:00 and going to about 12:20 -- it's dog-gone funny (in my opinion)
However, our NEW puzzle at
And in yesterday's Gail Collins, is apparently not yet on the White House radar screen.http://www.nytimes.com/2012/
05/05/opinion/collins-obamas- wonderful-town.html, we were treated to the remarkable news that our 44th president, as a 22-year old student at Columbia, would spend his Sunday mornings “drinking coffee and solving The New York Times crossword puzzle, bare-chested, wearing a blue and white sarong.”
Please pass along to family, friends, and colleagues who you believe may be interested in any of this.GB--
Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Chemistry
University of Minnesota
at 7:27 AM