Tag Archives: Pitt

Thursday Doors – Indian Nationality Room

Late last year, I featured The Cathedral of Learning, on the University of Pittsburgh’s campus, in a couple of posts, including a Thursday Doors post. I mentioned that one of the signature elements of the Cathedral of Learning is a … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – Cathedral Doors

For the benefit of anyone who forgot Monday’s post and those who didn’t read it, The Cathedral of Learning is the signature educational building on the University of Pittsburgh campus. I’m going to abbreviate the university down to Pitt and … Continue reading

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The Cathedral of Learning

Long before I heard of Thursday Doors, I wanted to do a post about this magnificent building. Then, I felt a strong urge to include the Cathedral in a few Thursday Doors posts. Unfortunately, I didn’t have the right photos … Continue reading

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The Return of Lager

“You’re late again. I ordered my wine and I told Cheryl to put it on your tab.” “Well, how nice of me to buy.” “I’m sorry. I spent Thursday with a tough crowd. I needed something to be thankful for.” … Continue reading

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Welcome Back (Football)

If we were having a beer you would be chomping at the bit to switch the conversation to your topic. “Pitt? How many teams do you support and how much team gear do you own? And, if I may add, … Continue reading

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The Best Advice Ever

My chaotic journey toward employment was finally coming to an end in 1977. I was two trimesters into a one-year MBA program at The University of Pittsburgh. I had survived the required courses in Accounting and Finance and I was … Continue reading

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Good Advice – Part Two

After the advice I talked about in Part One, I wound up at West Virginia University (WVU) having only lost credit for freshman English. I would have also lost credit for Phys-Ed (PE) if I hadn’t managed to fail that … Continue reading

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