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Jon Grantham
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Where's Jon? Irvine Edition
Can you spot me in this picture from last week's " Conference on open questions in cryptography and number theory " in Irvine? There I am!
Where's Jon? Irvine Edition
Where's Jon? Irvine Edition
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Frank Collins Nicholson (1889-1972), who pitched in two games for the Phillies
Last week, the Washington Post had an article about a pitcher who missed his one shot at the big leagues when his scheduled start for the Phillies was rained out. That reminded me of another pitcher, who did not miss his one chance with the Phillies -- F...
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Where's Jon? Madison Edition
Can you find me in this picture from July's ANTS conference in Madison, Wisconsin? Hint: I am easier to spot than normal.
Where's Jon? Madison Edition
Where's Jon? Madison Edition
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Scotland's UEFA Coefficient: 2018/9 Second Round Preview
Well, good news for Scotland. They picked up over 90% of the available points in the first round, which is better than anyone else in their "neighborhood" (which I've been defining as nations within two points). Kazakhstan and Serbia got more total points, ...
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Alexander Cairns' 1909 Trip to the West
My great-great-grandfather, Alexander Cairns (1843-1921) of Mt. Hope, Wisconsin, led an interesting life. In the Fennimore Times of August 4, 1909, there is a note: Later issues of the Fennimore Times printed letters from him describing their trip. I discov...
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"The Land of Burns" by Alexander Cairns
My great-great-grandfather, Alexander Cairns (1843-1921) of Mt. Hope, Wisconsin, wrote an article entitled "The Land of Burns" for the Fennimore Times on January 31, 1906. In it, he describes his trip to the birthplace of Robert Burns and writes about the p...
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Jazz Fest Hat, Part 2
In 2007, I posted a bunch of pictures of places I had been to in my favorite hat . It's 2018, time for a new one: Pictured: Las Vegas, Borneo, Frederick, Annapolis, Puerto Rico, Fallingwater, Seoul, Monterey, Hong Kong.
Jazz Fest Hat, Part 2
Jazz Fest Hat, Part 2
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Scottish Football: Four Matches to Go
Since I wrote this crude simulation of the remainder of the Scottish Premiership (top half only), I thought I'd indicate where things stand after the first set of post-split fixtures: Celtic 99.6% Rangers 0.2% Aberdeen 0.2% Rangers 49.9% Aberdeen 39.0% Hibs...
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