Based on data from over a quarter-billion standardized tests, Stanford researchers have found that, across the country, girls perform about the same as boys in math – contrary to the tired stereotype. Continue reading “Women Will Get It Done”
A reminder: When I write about a restaurant it means that I think it is worth trying and that I would go there again. If I don’t like it, I don’t write about it.
As you enter there are a variety of seating options including an “L” shaped bar that seats 4 on one side and 6 on the other. There is a communal table that seats 10. At the far end a banquette that fronts a series of two and four tops which can be combined in a variety of ways. It is here that we were seated. The balance of the restaurant is 2 and 4 tops. Continue reading “Restaurant: Town Square Tavern”
Gail and I went to this restaurant on a Tuesday night. It is literally at the corner of Norfolk Avenue and Cordell. Continue reading “Restaurant: Duck Duck Goose”
Debbie and I went to Momofuku with Florence and Peter on a Saturday night.
The main door of the restaurant is actually on 11th Avenue at the corner of 11th and “I” street. It shares an entrance with an ice cream specialty shop called Milk Bar. There is a closed street along the “I” Street side and there is an area for outdoor dining which was not being used the night we were there. Continue reading “Restaurant: Momofuku CCDC”
*Any statements in this issue of the Watch which are not sourced are mine and identified by “WW”.
36 % of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction, 55% say it is on the wrong track. 63% are satisfied with the state of the U.S. economy while 37% are not satisfied. [NBC/WSJ, 6/4/18] Continue reading “State of the Nation”
“It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” — Robert F. Kennedy, speech in Capetown on June 6, 1966 Continue reading “Quotes”