Archives for May 21, 2011

Both my desktop and my laptop started working more slowly a few weeks ago. This indicated that something about the operating system (some version of Ubuntu Linux) changed in a bad way. Or, perhaps, since the slowness was mostly noticed in the web browser, the newer version of Firefox was somehow borked. It turns out…

The Rapture is Today

Happy Rapture Day! It’s a bummer that it’s raining here, because the rapture BBQ at Kammy’s might be rained out. In the meantime I’ve got lots of stuff to get done … finish cleaning the garage, get the wood for a new book shelf, write a few more posts for Migration Week, update the Fukushima…

On the Wing: American Birds in Migration is a children’s book suitable for up to Middle School or thereabouts. Remarkably, this ten year old volume is actually fairly accurate and comprehensible, covering most of the major aspects of bird migration, discussion ecological patterns, mechanisms, and methods used to study the phenomenon. It is written and…