Monthly Archives: March 2010

Remembering Dr. Riley

From Wayne Wood:Dr. Harris D. Riley Jr. died a few days ago. He was a very nice man, pediatrician who cared for countless children in his career,  and a great supporter of Vanderbilt University.But it should not go uncommented upon … Continue reading

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Hollywood Starlet Recommends Nashville Hot Spots

by Kathy WhitneyI have lived in Nashville most of my life, and figured I knew as much about where to go and what do do here as the next native Nashvillian. Recently, my knowledge of Nashville hot spots, including the … Continue reading

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A statement with many uses

From Wayne Wood: “It’s like auto engineers built a supersonic Wrong machine & filled its fuel tank with high-octane Liquid Wrong.”Hat tip: http://bit.ly/c5EhFG

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After all these years

from Wayne WoodBeautiful day, driving around. Open sun roof. Turn up radio, sing along. Put on shades. Feeling cool.Then I realize:• Shades make things so clear because they are new progressive bifocals• Song is an Al Stewart number dating from … Continue reading

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Who is Irish?

From Wayne Wood:My wife Sharon has red hair and freckles and looks more Irish that most of the people in Ireland. Years ago on a trip there, we stayed at a place outside Limerick, and when we were leaving the … Continue reading

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Conan is back!

From Leslie Hast:After being kicked out from behind the Tonight Show desk, Conan O’Brien is back in the public forum after getting a Twitter account a few weeks ago. He’s a model tweeter, in my opinion – he posts once … Continue reading

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Health Leaders of Tomorrow (Picture them with Jet Packs)

From Wayne Wood:Our colleague Bill Rochford gave us the heads up about these Glencliff High School students who recently visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center for Junior Achievement Job Shadowing Day.The students heard presentation in the Eskind Library Special Collection room … Continue reading

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A boycott story

by Jessica EnnisWhile I was perusing the feed for the Children’s Hospital’s Twitter account I maintain, I found a very interesting link to a story from Inc. magazine online.”How to lose customers and alienate people” is a riveting account of … Continue reading

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