Monthly Archives: January 2012

Quote for the Day

With insufficient data it is easy to go wrong. –Carl Sagan Send to Kindle

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Infallibility

My wife is a third grade school teacher. She received her bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and then went for an extra year to get her teaching credential. She goes to conferences, she takes seminars, she takes college classes, and … Continue reading

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How to be a Writer

One of the keys to becoming a writer is first to be a reader. I don’t think I would have ever thought of writing for a living if I hadn’t been an avid reader. My mom would read stories to … Continue reading

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Planets Everywhere

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Extreme Science

There’s an old and humorous joke about human arrogance. One day a group of scientists got together and decided that humanity had come a long way and no longer needed God. So they picked one scientist to go and tell … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

“If we have learned one thing from the history of invention and discovery, it is that, in the long run – and often in the short one – the most daring prophecies seem laughably conservative.” –Arthur C. Clarke Send to … Continue reading

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Curiosity Rover

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We contrast the urban and the natural, but that’s a contemporary myth. We’re animals, after all; our cities are organic products, fully as “natural” (whatever that word really means) as a termite hill or a rabbit warren. But how much … Continue reading

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Hamburgers

There is nothing I like better than a good hamburger or cheeseburger. Some of my earliest memories of eating burgers come from visits in Ohio with my great aunt Loule. My mother and I would go with her to a … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

Everybody has to die, but I always believed an exception would be made in my case. Now what? –William Saroyan, to the Associated Press in 1981, five days before he died of cancer Send to Kindle

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