On Friday – what else does one do in the grip of winter? – I posted photos of three sets of twins, separated at birth.
Then Peter Wilson sent in a link suggesting Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus are the same person.
Saturday morning, one of the guests on "Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!" said he had a hard time telling Bieber and Hillary Swank apart.
Umm, I don’t think so.
Below, are the three original sets of twins.
I'm just saying.
“They may hate the cultural context they now find themselves teaching in, but they love their work. The Achilles’ heel of schoolteachers, one all too easily exploited by politicians, is that they love their students.”
(One of the best reads in the NYT these days is Margaret Renkl, in Nashville. In her latest post, Renkl describes the dedicated core of “born teachers” – the majority, she submits.)
(From Madeleine Albright in one of her final interviews in February):
“Putin is small and pale,” I wrote, “so cold as to be almost reptilian.” He claimed to understand why the Berlin Wall had to fall but had not expected the whole Soviet Union to collapse. “Putin is embarrassed by what happened to his country and determined to restore its greatness.” – Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, recalling her first meeting with the relatively unknown Vladimir Putin in 2000. – The New York Times, Feb. 23, 2022.