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Passing it on…

From the profound…

…to the prosaic (though nonetheless important)…

… Jamie Wieck’s Fifty Things Every Design Student Should Know— good counsel (analogically, and in some cases indeed, literally) for folks hoeing just about any row.

As we check again the color of our parachutes, we might recall that it was on this date in 1650 that the first legal corporation was formed in the Americas: The Harvard Corporation, the more powerful of the two administrative boards overseeing Harvard University.

Sculpture by Daniel Chester French in Harvard Yard– also know as “the statue of three lies”:  The inscription reads “John Harvard, Founder, 1638.”  But Harvard was a contributor, not the founder; the institution was established in 1636; and the statue is actually a likeness of a student, enlisted by French to pose. (source)

Your correspondent is headed out of radio contact for several days, so readers will be blessed with a rest from regular service. But be warned: (R)D should be daily again by the middle of next week…

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