Jason (jcreed) wrote,

And the Pittsburghers...?

"The city's [Bilbao's] problems [...] are very much like those of other nineteenth-century industrial cities, such as Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Except that Clevelanders are not trying to build a country."

(from Kurlansky's A Basque History of the World, p.341)


Just finished reading it now. It was pretty good. Kind of depressing how violent things were on all sides in Franco-era Spain.

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    Guy from Seattle team we've been working with showed up today at work; no matter how much I'm generally comfortable working with remote teams (and I…

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    Didn't sleep well. Long day of work. Dinner with akiva at hanamichi.

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    Sean's back in town --- good fun working with nonremote teammates.

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