Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Iranian Checks and Drafts.

Here's a memo from a bank I worked at in the 1970's:

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President Jimmy Carter declared a national emergency on November 14, 1979, but the freeze on bank accounts and assets other than that of the actual "government" of Iran took awhile to work out. In the mean time, banks sought to proceed carefully.

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Meditations on the Last Supper. For Holy Week, this year I would like to meditate on the Last Supper in the Gospels. This website on the chronology looks like a good springboard.