Climate 101

Although polls show that climate change is far down the list of concerns for most people, a few diehards persist in bringing it up the same way flat-earthers kept telling Chris Columbus he’d fall off the edge when he said the world was round.  Magellan had proven that fact some years before but, evidently, the […]

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A Toxic Fairy Tale

One day Chicken Little was walking through the woods when, suddenly, an acorn fell on her head.  It scared her so much she trembled all over, shaking so hard, half her feathers fell out.  “Help!  Help!  The sky is falling!  The sky is falling!  I have to go tell the king!” she cried.  So, terrified, […]

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Adult Fairy Tale

This is PRECISELY the piece of pornography I didn’t need to see this morning … especially after this past frozen winter in my neighborhood and a spring that simply refuses to arrive!  It’s time the U.N. took its place upon the ash heap of history and the rest of the useless ‘Chicken Little’ crowd stopped […]

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Words, Weather or Not

When I was a kid, we just called it really cold air.  Then Uncle Weatherby, or somebody, felt the need for a few frills and that same cold became an “Arctic blast”.  As more techie TV weather maps evolved so did terminology, and really cold air began swooping in from the North as an “Arctic […]

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Political Science

When I was in college there was a course of study called “Political Science”.  Since I had no particular interest in either entity back then, I didn’t take any classes in the subject … but I was told it was actually the science of politics, as opposed to the politics of science, as the name […]

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