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The Universe Just Keeps Trying to Kill Us

“Don’t wake me for the end of the world unless it has very good special effects.” -Roger Zelazny It’s always the ones you least expect that get you the worst, it seems. I went to bed last night excited that Asteroid 2012 DA14, a 200,000 ton asteroid, was going to pass within just 28,000 km (or…

“Stuff that’s hidden and murky and ambiguous is scary because you don’t know what it does.” -Jerry Garcia Earlier this month, one of my favorite musical artist of all-time would have turned seventy. This weekend, I’m off at a fantastic music festival where they’re celebrating the life of Jerry Garcia, and in addition to being the…

Mars or Arizona?

Those of you who know me know that I’m unhappy living here in Arizona. The landscape and ecosystem of the Sonoran Desert, while beautiful to many, is too dry, rocky, and devoid of life for me to enjoy living here. After my time here, I’ve decided that, were it somehow offered to me, I would…