Re: Educational activity and school

From: Phil Chappell (
Date: Fri Sep 17 2004 - 03:44:01 PDT

Gee, I've scoured all the recent readings I've done, and I can't find
where I found this quote. It would be nice to know the context within
which it was made so that it might not be used inappropriately.

I'll continue looking for the source.

I must be too young for sneakers..."sneaker power" went in one year and
out the other!

On Sep 17, 2004, at 11:57 AM, Mike Cole wrote:

> Guilty. I am pretty sure I wrote that, except for the 2 years part.
> Vasya has
> been dead for two years or more. :-(.
> I have just returned from 6 days in the mountains visiting places I
> first
> experienced more than 50 years ago (yee gads) to which my wife and I
> return
> year after year. Only 242 messages, sans most of the spam, on my
> account
> (remember the days of sneaker power Peg?). Anyway, it was probably 20
> or
> more years ago that Davydov visited. And I'll stand by my account of
> what
> was said, and perhaps Peg and I can jointly reconstruct the occaision.
> One result of this (PS 91 not withstanding) is that Peg and I sent a
> telegram to Moscow which, playing on VVD's comments, said that we had
> witnessed educational activity in a school. It was a play on
> words/ideas.
> The "school" we were referring to was the first of the afterschool
> activities
> that have absorbed me since 1981 (must mean VVD came a little before
> this)
> we called "Field College" which happened to be on a school campus after
> school.
> Davydov was well aware of the achievements of school 91, but made the
> comments
> at UCSD non-the-less-or more. As If recall If Ivan Ivanovich Ivanov,
> who
> has just visited Alabama, has not knocked down the internet in that
> part
> of the world, perhaps Peg can provide a more compelling memory.
> mike

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