All tagged 2019/07

Special Olympics Athletes and Coaches Wanted

Starting this month, hundreds of athletes with intellectual disabilities — and many abilities — will train in a variety of fall and year-round sports including volleyball, bowling, bocce, soccer, powerlifting, flag football and a Young Athletes program. All sports welcome athletes, coaches and volunteers.

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Seeking Great Cheese, and How it’s Made


On Memorial Day, my good friend Alex Schaff and I set out from Swarthmore for the enchanting hills and meadows of New England, with the goal of visiting and talking with dairy farmers and cheesemakers. Alex, who suggested the trip, is a prospective veterinarian and a master’s student of dairy science at Colorado State University; I work as a cheesemonger at DiBruno’s in Philadelphia. So one could say the idea didn’t just come out of the blue!

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