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Upcoming Events: VA, FL, OK, PA

It’s been a while since I had a good string of talks lined up–it’s harder, I think, to do a lot of them from the West Coast. But now I’m back east and about to embark for the first two of these four upcoming appearances; so mark them down if you’re in the area. And…

Folks, it has been a really rough time for Sheril–she may or may not tell the full story herself, but suffice it to say that she has been hospitalized for several days and has only recently been allowed to come home, and this unfortunate turn of events has prevented her from attending the AAAS meeting…

Buying Books

So…it is not exactly easy to find history of science classics at your average–or even your well above average–bookstore. The class I’m officially taking here at Princeton, History 293, focuses heavily on a course packet and so doesn’t have many officially assigned books. It does have a few; they are Darwin’s Voyage of the Beagle…

Arrival in Princeton

So…I have a new home. Just two days ago now, I arrived in Princeton, New Jersey and occupied a new apartment here, along with the fiance and the puppy. Los Angeles was a blast, and it’s somewhere I think everyone ought to try to live–but I wanted to get back to the hoary old east…

When North Carolina temperatures dip, the old houses in Durham typically offer a crevice here or there for slipping in. And mice are kind of like sea cucumbers in the way they squish themselves through even the smallest vulnerability. We discovered Gus and Jaq last month. I was up late working on the manuscript when…

Your Hopes For 2009

New Year 2009 faces a troubled economy, international unrest, and a changing planet, but also ushers in the new presidential administration with opportunities to set better policies that may yet alter the path we’re on… What are readers’ greatest hopes for 2009?

Happy Holidays Sb Readers!

from The Intersection Sheril and Chris

Flying Solo

I can’t recall the last time I traveled without the laptop (not even here), but we’re parting ways for about a week. In the meantime, readers are in more than capable hands as The Intersection’s original flies solo once again. And who knows what’s in store… After all, remember what happened when Chris left his…

Weekend Tasmania

Some of my favorite friends are in the habit of naming puppies after places in Australia. Readers already met Chris’ Boston Terrier Sydney, and this weekend I’m watching Tasmania. Don’t let those calm eyes deceive you, this fellow has at least as much energy as his talented, adventuresome mom:

Happy Birthday Chris

Chris and I have been working on so many projects lately from our book to ScienceDebate2008 to several more we haven’t yet mentioned here. Well, tomorrow is his 31st birthday and all I can say is, Chris, you’re an inspiration. As we embarked on our newest endeavor earlier this week in the nation’s capitol, I…