Seven Life Lessons from Board Books: A Quiz by Rachel Conescu Barany 1. You can run but you can’t hide (especially from parents). 2. Even mittens like being put to bed. 3. Overeating does not always lead to indigestion. 4. Some fruits are harder to disguise than others. 5. When it comes to planting seeds, trust your instincts. 6. Even birds read Lenin. 7. If it’s cold, it may belong in the freezer.
Life Lessons 1. You can run but you can’t hide The Runaway Bunny!
Life Lessons 2. Even mittens like being put to bed Goodnight Moon
Life Lessons 3. Overeating does not always lead to indigestion. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Life Lessons 4. Some fruits are harder to disguise than others The Big Hungry Bear
Life Lessons 5. When it comes to planting seeds, trust your instincts The Carrot Seed
Life Lessons 6. Even birds read Lenin Farmer Duck
Life Lessons 7. If it’s cold, it may belong in the freezer The Snowy Day
Guessing Game • Try to identify each person based on their baby picture. • Suggest a humorous caption for each picture (or set of pictures).
1. Guess Who? Chris Lundby
2. Guess Who? Twins, but not originally from Minnesota One of them is Jane Wissinger – even her father can’t tell them apart
3. Guess Who? Hoye Boys (Adam & Brian)
4. Guess Who? The two babes pictured above later became life partners. Ken & Doreen Leopold
5. Guess Who? The two babes pictured above later became life partners. Bill & Bonnie Tolman
6. Guess Who? Barbara Goldenberg Barany, aka Barbarany
7. Guess Who? George Barany, already discovering that designing peptides isn’t child’s play
8. Guess Who? The two babes pictured above later became life partners. Lou & Inger Pignolet
9. Guess Who? Larry & Deb Que The two babes pictured above later became life partners.
10. Guess Who? Allison Leopold wants to know: “Who took my biscuit”?
11. Guess Who? Michael Jeremy Barany has the answer (as long as the answer is 5)
13. Guess Who? Karen Leopold brushing Plato
Natural product synthetic targets from Forsythia suspensa 3-acetyl-20,25-epoxydammarane-24-ol (+)-pinoresinol
The Forsyth Saga • What can we a-fjord to do next? • Scandinavia (July 2003)
What’s NewNicholas C. Forsyth The newest group member is due to arrive in November. http://expresso.chem.umn.edu/Pages/new.html
Crossword PuzzleForsooth, It’s a Boy Forsyth!Michael Shteyman and George Barany
Crossword Test-Solvers • Charles M. and Raisa Deber • Art and Micky Felix • Jed F. Fisher • Bruce and Libby Merrifield • Susan E. Rogers
“You can’t fool me. There ain’t no Sanity Clause!” Marx Brothers “A Night at the Opera” (1935) • 9-Down. Yule know this St. if you believe in him (Dec. 6 in Germany)
15-Down. Alice, in “Eyes Wide Shut” (1999) Notice she’s under “Cruise control”
Cage-d Chemistry • Nephew of “Godfather” director Francis Ford Coppola • Past and future son-in-law of the King, Elvis Presley • In “It Could Happen to You” (1994), his character Charlie Lang, wins, loses, and rewins the lottery; costars with Rosie Ruiz and Bridget Fonda • In “The Rock” (1996), his character, Dr. Stanley Goodspeed, thwarts a threatened attack on San Francisco that involves the chemical weapon VX, an acetylcholine esterase inhibitor, the neurotoxic action of which is thwarted by a rat poison called atropine. The film costars Sean Connery
45-Across. Anti-pellagra vitamin (3-pyridinecarboxylate) Related to NADH, etc.
45-Down. Politician Machiavelli (1469-1572) or violinist Paganini (1782-1840)
66-Across. KC at the Vat (Craig’s competitor on azaspiracid)
46-Down. Heliocentric Polish astronomer (1473-1543) Birthday February 19