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…

Contagion: Contained?

As a biologist, I’ve always been interested in epidemiology of disease, and as a zoologist, particular those that originate in wild or domestic animals. And so there has been quite a bit to keep up with regarding the zoonoses of…

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…

The Confluence of Chance and Destiny

The confluence

Selling a place you love: is less like finding someone to adopt a pet than it is like seeking a peaceful and secure passage into another life for dependent next-of-kin. We can’t just drop this place off at the curb…

The Agonies of Ink to Paper

My morning pages sometimes get out of hand. What can I say? I’m hearing conversations with inanimate objects now. So lock me up. They ended up, one atop the other, in the back of my car, both bound for the…

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…

Last Things

It is starting to sink in that this is not a drill. This is not the projection of some future possibility that one day, we would leave this place, dead or alive. This is an acceptance, almost, that one day,…

On Commitment

I’m beating the rush for New Year’s Resolutions, and thought I’d go ahead and start failing to keep mine ahead of schedule. I’ve realized that I have allowed myself to get too unfocused and content to merely wander, digitally-speaking; while…