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IHP Reunion

Dear friends, especially Pearsonites and IHP babies If you have not heard already, there is going to an IHP Reunion September 3-5, 2016. Please visit  http://www.ihpreunion.com/ to see the schedule and RSVP. By the way, great website design Mister Shopen! (see all entries under topic IHP)

Keep Irving Dirty

Keep Irving Dirty ————————————————————————————————————————————————— Let’s face the fact: Irving is dirty. Now I don’t want anyone to be offended: I love Irving, but you can’t say that you love something without knowing and accepting it for what it is. Others have noticed this too, as seen in this Yahoo question: why does Dallas/Irving Texas smell like an […]

Atticus Finch: Local and National Man of Virtue

     To Kill a Mockingbird presents us with a broken town in a broken county—Maycomb. The townspeople hold onto time-honored codes and conventions, some of which are laudable and some of which are reprehensible. The novel highlights the problem of appearances—as embodied in the town’s architecture. “The Maycomb jail [is] the most venerable and […]

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