Read — 2012/07/26
Today’s selection of articles includes:
- “Severe Drought Seen as Driving Cost of Food Up“, by Annie Lowrey and Ron Nixon (NY Times).
- “Obama Delivers Defense of His Policy Efforts“, by Helene Cooper (NY Times). Obama toots his own horn on the fund-raising trail, playing theme and variation on the affordability of higher education and health care. Heart-wrenching yet laudable was Obama’s admission, in reference to the Aurora tragedy, that “when a child opens fire on another child, there’s a hole in that child’s heart that government can’t fill”.
- “When Beauty Fades“, by Ruth La Ferla (NY Times). Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’s documentary “About Face: The Supermodels, Then and Now” captures the challenges and anxiety models face each day, during and after their beauty-based careers.
- Types of Cherries, on ProduceOasis.com. Sweet site about cherry varieties!