Category Archives: Science and Nature

A fireplace, and bacon

The title isn’t just the perfect juxtaposition of two perfect things to grab your attention. Nor does it mean I am eating bacon by the fireside.  I just want to pass along a nice tip.  Do you have a fireplace? … Continue reading

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What a wonderful world!

Thanks to my friend Lee for sending me a link to this wonderful video!

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Seven minutes of terror, coming soon to a planet relatively near you

Thanks to Fr. Z for posting this video on his blog…

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Ballouville sunrise

I took this photo two months ago, but didn’t take time to process it until now.

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Where’s the octopus?

I think I may have shared this before, but it’s so awesome it is worth a second viewing. I think the first time I only saw the initial footage; this video includes a fascinating close-up look of octopus skin and … Continue reading

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Should we be investing in space travel technology?

I vaguely remember when the Shuttle program began, and I vividly remember the two tragic accidents of Challenger and Columbia. I believe the space program continues to be of great importance, and I hope that the private sector can pick … Continue reading

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A year ago today: snapping turtle

OK, it was actually a year and two days ago, but I don’t have anything from exactly a year ago… I had arrived at home with my parents in Ballouville only two days before, and all nature came out to … Continue reading

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