Many writers - most? - have a need to escape the mundane and the busy to a quiet hideaway where they can argue with themselves over sentences and to secretly sneak peeks at Twitter. For research, you know. Roald Dahl, the author of many of your children’s favorite books, built himself just the place. But [...]
Aren't these just the coolest little things? They are immature seed pods from a magnolia tree. There is so much coolness and beauty right under our feet if we just stop to look. Take a minute and find some cool biology today. Cheers!
I was at my grandparent’s for dinner, and we were all leaned back in our chairs, relaxing over coffee. Grandpa held his small bottle of saccharine up. “This is it, Denn,” and he shook the bottle. “The is the last bottle. No more after this.” He popped the cap and shook out the last two [...]
What Gives? Rafi Letzter, a science writer for the Business Insider, asks this question in a piece titled Why So Many Smart People Don’t Believe in Evolution. He begins with oft-repeated stats: only fifty percent of American adults believe in evolution, and most of those folks believe that G oversees the process. Othersbelieve in various [...]
Some readers will know exactly what I’m talking about. I’ve been helping my wife this week while she recovers from surgery. Partly this means carting the girls to and from school each day. This all happens in what we call the car line. They’re in the sixth grade and all six graders come and go [...]