Monthly Archives: November 2014

Judge, Jury, Executioner: Licensed To Kill?

Is not the anguish of mothers everywhere, who bear the unimaginable tragedy of their children gunned down or subjected to inhumane subjugation, and then suffer the unconscionable insult of a system that claims “insufficient evidence” as the reason for not … Continue reading

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Lucy, from “Humbling and Humility”

A Feral Family Member And so, Lucy, her parental duties in life complete, moved in with us. After a few scratches she inflicted on us at first, she learned on her own to keep her claws retracted when swiping at … Continue reading

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Space, Time, and Gravity

It is common nowadays to say space, time, gravity, mass, energy – all that we consider components with which we ‘construct’ or model our reality – are interlinked inextricably, none being entirely independent of the other. Time, as a late … Continue reading

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Philae landing expected any moment

Excited about a first for us all – a robot landing on a moving comet to study its properties intimately. Amazing accomplishment so far – rendezvous with the comet, detection of organic matter (methane, ethanol, etc.), and successful launch of … Continue reading

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Hit The Road, Jack…

If melancholy thoughts occupy your mind, an old Ray Charles favorite is a sure fire remedy… “Hit the road, Jack!” The chorus of firm voices cannot be denied…they “won’t come back no more.”

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It’s hard to be humble…

An old favorite, this country song never fails to bring a smile… ‘O Lord it’s hard to be humble‘ by Mac Davis. A twist to the song tweeted under #humility a few days ago: Don’t need–a Lord–to be humble, When … Continue reading

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