Last night was Super Bowl Sunday, and I’ll tell you something that you didn’t know, didn’t care about and has no connection to Harry Potter: I don’t know who won. I don’t even know who played!
For one day, the normally clogged, smog-filled, traffic jammed, steep streets of La Paz, Bolivia were free of cars.
Normally, I stop when I hear the chorus of car engines rapidly approaching Commonwealth Avenue, but not today. Today, I could not be bothered with checking who in fact had the right of way in this morning’s battle between Bostonian drivers and pedestrians. I was too busy searching my iPod for the perfect song.
I just returned from another excursion to the remote tropical rainforest of the Tiputini Biodiversity Station in eastern Ecuador. I was heading a group of eight science educators ‘-’- those who directly train students to become science teachers ‘-’- from different universities in the nation.
In an news story Friday (‘BU officials talk SCOE,’ Jan. 30, p. 1), it was implied that Boston University spokesman Colin Riley said the director and staff of the Sargent Center for Outdoor Education were involved in the decision to shut down the center due to an editing error. Metropolitan College Dean Jay Halfond and his staff were involved in the decision instead.