Science is not about belief

On her December 9 show, Rachel Maddow said “working on science that the right doesn’t believe in.” Science is not a matter of belief, and must not be judged in that realm. At all. Science is not and should never be ideological. To adopt and use the...

Texas spiders, September 22-23, 2015

Yesterday morning a Green Lynx spider attacked the last of the three Zipper spiders who had webs on the kitchen side of the cabin. I saw a commotion out of the corner of my eye but it was still dark and I didn’t quite catch on to what was happening, and by the time I...

We will not be disappointed by Trump

For those of us left of center, who have been disappointed over and over again by Democratic administrations who promise change and deliver no change, at least we will not be disappointed by the Trump administration. It is exceeding expectations for awful at every...

Trump blue

Did anyone catch that picture of Drumpf’s meeting with the Silicon Valley people this week? First of all, the press was “ushered out” before the meeting got underway, so the picture shows the attitudes before the meeting. They might have changed. Might. What you see...