Vacuvin Concerto

Filed in ReviewsTags: Food/Wine

Being single and living alone does not go well with wine - especially since a full glass with dinner is almost more than enough for my tastes. I have turned more bottles of cab and zin into expensive vinegar than I care to admit. Well, along came this post from the Corktease blog, introducing me to vacuum wine stoppers, particularly those from Vacuvin.

I recently bought the Vacuvin Concerto vacuum pump, and so far it has worked great and is worth its weight in gold - or, at least, worth its cost in wine.

Sun Sets On Midgley Saga

Filed in PersonalTags: College, Indiana, RHIT, Terre Haute

In a conclusion to the controversy of the past academic year at Rose-Hulman, embattled President Jack Midgley resigned June 11th. The resignation ends Midgley's tumultuous tenure heading the nation's premier undergraduate engineering institution. Coverage here from the Indy Star. The resignation comes prior to - and perhaps in anticipation of - any action taken by the school's Board of Trustees, which had delayed a decision on Midgley a week prior.

Follow the background story here, here, and here.