(John Eipper, USA, 12/05/19 9:27 am)
I'll start with the bad news: we came up one short of our WAIS Wednesday goal. (Was it you who didn't donate? Time for some self-reflection.) There's still hope however, as the
(Yusuf Kanli, Turkey, 12/05/19 3:59 am)
There is an acute systemic problem in Turkey. The country was, is and apparently will continue to be very difficult to govern.
What the situation was like in the Ottoman period is a difficult qu
(John Eipper, USA, 12/04/19 3:48 am)
Our dear colleague in Barcelona, Jordi Molins i Coronado, has rallied to the colors and sent a generous contribution for WAIS Wednesday. We are still two donors short of our goal--you (yes, YOU) and
(Patrick Mears, Germany, 12/03/19 12:23 pm)
All European countries have their own Christmastime traditions and Ireland is no exception. In order to fully appreciate these traditions in Ireland, one should consult the island's past and that
(John Eipper, USA, 12/03/19 7:55 am)
Gary Moore writes:
John E asked why, in my examination of "the 'Mormon' massacre"
in Mexico, I have the word "Mormon" in quotes.
(John Eipper, USA, 12/03/19 3:53 am)
Yesterday, thanks to donations from Ed Jajko and Gary Moore (plus one WAISer who asked to remain anonymous), we climbed ever closer to our WAIS Wednesday goal. Just three new donors are needed by tom
(John Eipper, USA, 12/02/19 3:44 pm)
Gary Moore writes:
In the Thanksgiving lull, here's a link:
Behind the "Mormon" Massacre:
(John Eipper, USA, 12/02/19 4:00 am)
A WAIS-sized thank you to our veteran colleague Bienvenido (Ned) Macario, the latest addition to the 2019 Honor Roll.
Bienvenido is the second WAISer I met in person, at the 2001 Stan
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 12/01/19 11:36 am)
Some weeks ago there was an unimpressive celebration of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall (November 9th). The event was not even properly remembered on WAIS.
But let's be
(John Eipper, USA, 12/01/19 4:43 am)
"So where's the WAIS content?" you ask.
WAISers have been strangely silent all Thanksgiving weekend. Nothing going on in the world? Perhaps it's a protracted turkey hang