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The “Susans’ Take Over; and Preakness 2020

  • July 13, 2020

The Susans Have Taken Over; the Preakness in October The Punch at Pimlico; And the Song Will Be ...?   The horse that wins the Preakness Stakes usually run in May is given a garland of black-eyed susans for its…

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Don’t Need a Weatherman When You Have Dylan, Forbes

  • January 20, 2018

Two years ago yesterday, I delivered a Banner Lecture Series on Matthew Fontaine Maury and his "Last Crusade," the drive for a National Weather Service at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond.  He failed.  The next day after the lecture…

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