Friday, June 30, 2006

In Prague, even the new is old

Neighborhoods in central Prague, Czech Republic, are known by names such as Lesser Town, Old Town and New Town. The so-called New Town was founded by Charles IV in 1348.

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

RISD All-Star Band European Tour 2006

2006 06 Lucerne

The RISD All-Star Band toured central Europe in June, 2006. The band is made up of musicians from the four high schools of the Richardson Independent School District.

Saturday, June 10, 2006

Massage capital of the world?

"More people will graduate in the United States in 2006 with sports-exercise degrees than electrical-engineering degrees," says [GE CEO Jeffrey] Immelt. "So, if we want to be the massage capital of the world, we're well on our way.

Newsweek, June 12, 2006

Tuesday, June 6, 2006

The next governor must know the numbers

Hispanics could represent 53 percent of the population of Texas by 2030, compared to 30.3 percent for Anglos and 9.2 percent for blacks.

The Dallas Morning News, June 6, 2006

Monday, June 5, 2006

Vive L'Europe - Just Not Yet

Over the past 35 years, the US economy has created 57 million jobs. Europe has created just 4 million.

-- BusinessWeek, June 5, 2006