Not in the clamor of the crowded street, not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

REDIRECT ALERT! (Scroll down past this mess if you're trying to read an archived post. Thanks. No, really, thanks.)

Due to my inability to control my temper and complacently accept continued silliness with not-quite-as-reliable-as-it-ought-to-be Blogger/Blogspot, your beloved Possumblog will now waddle across the Information Dirt Road and park its prehensile tail at http://possumblog.mu.nu.

This site will remain in place as a backup in case Munuvia gets hit by a bus or something, but I don't think they have as much trouble with this as some places do. ::cough::blogspot::cough:: So click here and adjust your links. I apologize for the inconvenience, but it's one of those things.

Thursday, December 11, 2003

Sam Mockbee--AIA Gold Medal Winner

Been so busy I missed this story from last week, but it's a fine honor for a fine man, although sad that it is posthumous.

I was still at Auburn when he first began teaching there; I met him and sat in on a couple of his lectures, but never got to have a class with him. It was apparent to me then that he had something special, and I still consider it an honor to have been able to have shaken his hand.

Genius is a rare thing, and something to behold in person.

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