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All the Good Names Were Taken · 3d ago

Geology tip

I'm going to remember this tip for the next time we visit the Grand Canyon.
All the Good Names Were Taken · 3d ago

Pima Air and Space Museum

Or, How I spent my winter vacation, part whatever. We're back on the tundra, I should be writing about more current events -- what's going on down at the museum (not much at the moment), ...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 1w ago

Home - finally!

At Moab Giants, Moab, Utah. Goofiest looking dinosaur I've seen recently. We've actually been back on the tundra for several days now, but it took awhile to get the landline reconnected and...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 4W ago

Some people have rich fantasy lives

I was listening to Colorado Public Radio yesterday. The news segments focusing on regional topics spent a fair amount of time discussing the Trump administration's decision to roll back regu...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 1M ago

Science in Action: The Lemon Drop Experiment

The last time we were in Grand Junction, my sister asked if we were interested in trying some "edibles." As the whole world knows, recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado. Local pot shop...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 1M ago

Success!

This isn't exactly what I had in mind, but it is apparently the best I'm going to be able to do. It's not on linen like the souvenir tea towels of the past. It's printed on cotton that's mor...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 1M ago

Another installment in the ongoing series Why Businesses Fail

Also known as The Stupid, It Burns. A while back the good people of Arizona approved a ballot proposal to raise the state minimum wage. Proposition 206 mandated that the state minimum wage,...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 1M ago

Not enough tinfoil in the world

I'm beginning to wonder just who's crazier: The Donald with his weird, paranoid fantasies about former president Obama or the pundits and others who treat those fantasies as though they have...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 1M ago

Book Review: Hildegard of Bingen: A Visionary Life

Sabina Flanagan's Hildegard of Bingen: A Visionary Life had been gathering dust on a bookshelf at the Retirement Bunker for years. I'm not sure where it came from; it's a trade paperback so ...
All the Good Names Were Taken · 1M ago

Petrified Forest National Park

Colorful rocks are petrified wood and they're a lot bigger than the photo suggests. Last installment of the Grand Canyon road trip. Honest. View of the Painted Desert I have been known ...