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Monday, September 28, 2020
Shaggy Manes - Late September/Early October Gift From Nature
On my bike ride Saturday, I noticed a patch of lawn where shaggy mane mushrooms had just pushed up out of the ground. Shaggy manes turn...
Sunday, September 27, 2020
Los Angeles Times Mea Culpa
This is from a long confessional apology by the editorial board of the Los Angeles Times : "For at least its first 80 years, the Los ...
Saturday, September 26, 2020
Jerusalema - Take A Happy Break
The LA Times has a story today: "Singer Zikode said she is thrilled to see so many people around the world dancing to the song. “When ...
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Two Netflix Series - Borgen and Away - Feature Mothers In Critically Important Jobs. Plus Rached
I'll try to keep this short. Trying to write on something a little lighter than the elections. Think of it as notes to readers about Ne...
Sunday, September 20, 2020
“This was a time when the phrase gender bias didn’t exist, except gender bias existed,” - Stories of RGB's Law School Classmates
An article in Slate, The Other Women In RGB's Harvard Law Class from July of this year looks at the lives of the nine other women in...
Applying Factfulness To Why People Might Vote For Trump Part I
[I thought I would just take a few of the ideas from Rosling's book and them apply them to Trump supporters to see why he still has so m...
Friday, September 18, 2020
Happy New Year
The Jewish New Year begins at sunset this evening. The passing or Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes it bitter sweet as we mourn her, and ask forgiv...
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Bev Beeton, I'm Glad I Got To Know You
The Anchorage Daily News has an obituary for Beverly Beeton this week. I was a faculty member at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA...
Sunday, September 13, 2020
"What's the point of living . . ."
Here are a some pictures from recent bike rides. This is a tunnel under a road I go on my main bike ride. As I ride into the dark it ta...
Friday, September 11, 2020
Why The Emirates and Bahrain Are Recognizing Israel? Seth Abramson Outlines Red Sea Meeting in 2015 To Coopt Trump
Today it was announced that Israel and Bahrain have agreed to diplomatic ties. This follows a similar recent arrangement between Israel and...
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