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THE CAL CAMPUS I KNEW

Growing up in Berkeley, California, meant that I was exposed to higher education even before I entered college in 1961. The experience was in some ways like being a college student, but also had some interesting twists. 2,083 more words

Unlocking the secrets of the Crater of Doom.

The noble and ancient city of Gubbio laid out along the ridges of Mount Ingino in Umbria, was founded by Etruscans between the second and first centuries B.C. 910 more words

A Bad Day in the Cretaceous

We didn’t go there on our visit to the South Island, but we weren’t too far away.

And it’s an interesting story that might someday be repeated and lead to our demise. 1,272 more words

Moving To New Zealand