I confess that I’d rather read James Joyce than the Blue Book, though it is also true that I’d rather read Daphne du Maurier than a modern writer of fantasy-fiction. 230 more words
Tyco Brae’s instrument for measuring the angle between celestial objects.
There’s been a fair amount of discussion lately about alternate facts. I don’t have anything to add to that conversation that hasn’t already been said, but it has gotten me thinking about another kind of fact – namely “scientific” ones. 1,268 more words
Eliminating Additional Extras II
By Annette Rey
Everyone has specific ways of communicating, it’s one of the facets that makes us individuals. Most of us are not professorial in our speech and insert idiosyncratic expressions into our writing. 380 more words
Today is Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Eight days until Thanksgiving. (And another four-day-weekend!)
“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller… 605 more words