Diversity…Can There Be Too Much?

| May 13, 2009

I have just begun reading a book called The Last Theorem (2009) by Arthur C. Clark and Poul Anderson, the famous science fiction writers.  It begins in Sri Lanka, where Clarke spent so many years of his life, and spends some time talking about the tensions between the various ethnic groups. It got me to […]

Book Buying, How Do I Kick the Habit?

| May 7, 2009

I have a bad habit of buying books.  Really it is the only bad habit that of mine that I can think of –unless it is overweening modesty (cough).  The reason this is a problem is that I have no more room for books.  All my bookshelves are full, and I have boxes of books […]

The City…a Dreamscape.

| May 4, 2009

      I just call it the City.  It is a place that I have dreamed about for many years.   Recently the dreams have increased in frequency.      It is huge, and the central area is old and decaying with crumbling red brick buildings and dark alleys.  It is always night when I visit the decaying […]

Western Trillium Color Changes

| May 1, 2009

I was talking to a person about the flower, Trillium ovatum, mentioning how it was blooming in the woodlands now, and they mentioned how it occurred in both white and purple colors.  I said that it was my impression that the flowers were white when it first bloomed, but that some turned purple after it […]

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Just an ordinary guy who loves: everything biological, photography, science fiction (SF), books, new ideas, interesting people, life in all its aspects...zzzZZZ Ok, you can wake up now...