Reading (great books), writing (memoirs)
For 20 years, JHU's Evergreen Society has offered lifelong
Jerry Mandelberg already had quite a full life before
his retirement in 1987 from a 30-plus-year career at the
Social Security Administration. He had served as a Navy
corpsman in the South Pacific during World War II,
practiced general law for 10 years, owned a laundromat and
two bars, and found time to raise two children with his
wife, Selma. Since his retirement, Mandelberg has traveled
the globe and devoted more time to photography, a beloved
hobby. With a bushel of memories to share, Mandelberg in
1992 was attracted to a memoir-writing class offered by the
Evergreen Society, a Johns Hopkins program designed for
retired and semi-retired people.
Celebration begins at Peabody
The Peabody Symphony Orchestra on Saturday will
perform a rendition of Stravinsky's Greetings Prelude, aka
Happy Birthday, at its season-opening concert.
It will be a happy birthday indeed, and quite a
Johns Hopkins joins effort to boost 'smart tag'
Johns Hopkins researchers will take part in a new
multi-institution project to improve the security of "smart
tags," the wireless devices that allow drivers to zip
through automatic tollbooths and let workers enter a
secured area with the flash of a card.