Category Potpourri

An Org of My Own

It hurts me that my people would refer to me as a WHAT and not a WHO. I am willing to educate them.

Fragments: ’20 Week 12

So: this week, without embellishment or comment. Label me Otherwise Distracted. But still poking around and pecking the keys. — F1st ⬅︎Consider subscribing to Fragments, published whenever, unpredictably on a whim. Join 1570 other subscribers (it says. That can’t be…

Web Crawl Thursday 27 Feb 2020

Just clustering a few bits here this morning, from the past few days’ world watching and trying to gain traction on my own inefficiencies and perplexities. As a biology watcher, I do follow with special interest the world-health event we…

More Shorts for Cold Weather

Here is served more high-fiber roughage, I suppose, that helps keep the old information digestion system moving regularly. One has to take the time to slow down and spend a few moments of quiet reflection, and just let go. Pass…

Sunday Shorts: 020220

I’m taking the path of least resistance, tossing up some links from the past week or so, straight from my daily gatherings (using ROAM as mentioned below.) YMMV. A new day for Indigo Snakes in ALABAMA Longest snake in North…

Life Lessons: You’re Welcome

â–º Current events: I knew not to and did it anyway: “click here so we know you’re a real person” it said on an ostensible news site that promised to show me news about a piece of software-in-development I’ve been…

Not Exactly Bored

I am plagued or blessed–depending on the way I squint my eyes when I reflect on the things that fill my vision at various moments on any day of the week–with a lot of interests. I guess I just don’t…

Saturday Shorts

â–ºI often thought, when looking up at a crop of walnuts, that it would hurt mightily to be hit by one of those things. I was right. A glancing blow and no permanent damage done, but this time of year,…

Notes to Self ~ 13 Nov 2015

► What to give for Christmas this year? I’ve started my list.  This Desktop Edible Insect Hive Grows Your Daily Protein At Home. Lower your food carbon-footprint Feed your livestock kitchen scraps, harvest and prepare–all on your kitchen countertop. Comes with…

Creek Jots 01_22_2015

Image by Holli First M

â–º I have not written in depth about synthetic biology here because the subject is not of interest to most regular visitors (yes there are certainly exceptions) and the topic is just becoming enormous in breadth, depth and relevance to…

Randoms from the Ravine 22 December

If I plotted the frequency of posts and their entry times over the past year, I’d see a drop in the number per week and words per post, and also see a trend in which post times grow later and…

Wednesday Wordless Wanderer

I’m staring out the window again, sports fans. I think I done lost my mojo for good this time. I’ve reached that dreaded blogger cross-roads where, looking in all possible directions, I’ve already been down that road before. In such…

Creek Jots ~ Late May 2014

â–¶ Barely Bears: after seeing momma and her cub a dozen times this spring,  they’ve gone missing now for more than a week. Last encounter, the baby bear that Gandy chased up a tree a month ago instead chased the…