Archive for July, 2008

A new Lauterblog

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

I’ve been thinking… Here are some things that seem obvious to me: Just because something is legal doesn’t mean it’s right. Where did the unspoken sense of morality that I remember from my business career go? I tell my students that no one ever asked me to do anything that I perceived as ethically compromising. […]

Back to the Balkans 4

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

July 12-16, 2008 Saturday night we went to the opening of world-famous (or at least Europe-famous) Ohrid Summer Festival.  Every night for the next 40 nights, there will be at least one musical or dance or drama event (and often two to choose from) at various venues within walking distance of the port.  The talent […]

Back to the Balkans 3

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

July 7-10, 2008 We went back to the hospital Tuesday morning to let them check the wound.  I watched the surgeon’s face as they unwrapped the bandages.   He looked intent at first, but then broke into a big smile.  “Super,” he said!  It seems to be healing very nicely, no swelling, very little pain.  They […]

Back to the Balkans 2

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

July 4-6, 2008 It was hard to put on a suit and tie and shoes this morning – I’ve been living in tee-shirts, shorts and sandals ever since school ended a couple of months ago.  And it probably wasn’t smart to wear brand-new shoes when I’m going to be on my feet for eight hours […]

Back to the Balkans

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

July 1-3, 2008 We left our house in Chapel Hill at 2PM on Tuesday July 1 and arrived in Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia, four flights and 20 hours later.   Getting there is NOT half the fun! It seems as though every time we fly lately, we find that the airlines have thought up […]