Kooser’s puckish self effacement his recognition that in a world of practical urgencies, poetry doesn’t always or even usually command center stage is part of his abiding charm. Although he served as US poet laureate and has been a university teacher, Kooser spent most of his career as an insurance executive. His poems speak without ornament of everyday life, not the preoccupations of the academy.
It is fairly obvious to see through the lens of past history how this has worked. World War I ended in 1918. Just 11 years later in 1929, there was the stock market crash which was the beginning of “The Great Depression.” You might think that the events were not related due to that 11 year separation, but in fact, there was a connection.
California Consumer Privacy ActThe United States has long had strong federal privacy laws focused on sensitive data like health and financial information. Recently we have begun to see the rise of more comprehensive state privacy laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Under CCPA, which goes into effect on January 1, 2020, companies must be transparent about data collection and use, and provide people with the option to prevent their personal information from being sold.
She tried to learn two new things each year, at age 99 she learned to play chess and to use the computer. Her contributions earned her the highest awards from the Girls Scouts of America, the Juliette Lowe World Friendship medal; and the Hope Washburn award from the League of Women Voters of Minnesota (1970). Named Unsung UU of Prairie Star District, UUA, in 1994.
This past week’s nanotech lecture was very informative and clarified many of the confusions I had about nanotechnology. Because nanotechnology is a cutting edge field, its scope and definition remains volatile and continues to evolve with research advances. I did not realize that nanotech enocompasses all research related to particles at the nano scale; I also did not know the wide and diverse applications of nanotechnologies in material sciences, medicine, and biomedical research..
“It is with deep sadness that we announce that Gregg Allman, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia,” read a message posted on the rocker’s official website. “Gregg struggled with many health issues over the past several years. During that time, Gregg considered being on the road playing music with his brothers and solo band for his beloved fans, essential medicine for his soul.