Saturday Serendipity, 11 November 2017

November 11, 2017 by - 2 Comments
Every Saturday, Rain or Shine

  Bits and Bobs (It’s all archeology, critters, and politics–talk about strange bedfellows) Rewriting evolution: 300,000 year-old skulls that look a lot like us. 2,000-yr old sundial gives us a new perspective on ancient RomeĀ . Rare political link! A quiz that uses an unusual metric to determine whether you might be a Republican or Democrat. …Read More

A Touch of Melancholy Spring

March 19, 2008 by - 2 Comments

It is raining today. It has been raining here in Southern Illinois for over twenty-four hours–the flip side of the tender blessings of spring. Our pond overflowed its banks yesterday, sending torrents of brown water over the dam that is our driveway and up onto the boardwalk steps leading to the gazebo. When I awoke …Read More