Tuesday Thoughts: Settling Down For a Bit

It's been busy around here for the past few weeks. Mostly traveling with a bit of other stuff tossed in there just to keep me busy. The traveling is done until the back half of October, but we have some stuff going on this weekend (including our grandson's eighth birthday party. He's 8? Wow!). After … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: Settling Down For a Bit

Monday Musings: Travelin’

We were in Wells, Maine over the weekend. We got up there on Friday afternoon, went to dinner Friday evening with a friend, ran the judging area for the Maine State chili cook off on Saturday, and came home Sunday. This is one of my favorite chili trips. We go to dinner on Saturday with … Continue reading Monday Musings: Travelin’

Tuesday Thoughts: It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

As Hurricane (now Tropical Depression) Florence winds her way up the coast on her way to finally fizzling out, we are feeling the effects here in New England. Nowhere near what the Carolinas and Virginia experienced, but it is raining pretty darn good out there right now. It looks like this is what we will … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

Wednesday Wanderings: Dinosaur Skeleton Auctioned, Icebergs in Canada, Ice Dunes on Pluto, and Ghost Towns Around the World

I really do hope this ends up in a museum and not someone's front hall: Dinosaur Skeleton Auctioned "Beauty, eh?" (With sincere apologies to all the Canadians out there. I love you, I love your country, but sometimes, you just gotta): Iceberg The New Horizon spacecraft has spotted dunes made of ice on Pluto: Dunes … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Dinosaur Skeleton Auctioned, Icebergs in Canada, Ice Dunes on Pluto, and Ghost Towns Around the World

Wednesday Wanderings: Ancient Pendulum Saw, Whale Songs, Dragon Fire, and Travel Oregon

This backyard project may hold the key to understanding how ancient civilizations cut stone for temples and columns: Pendulum Saw Scientists have recorded 184 different songs sung by bowhead whales in the Arctic. You can hear some of them here: Whale Songs Do you want to build a- dragon? Nature may be able to help … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Ancient Pendulum Saw, Whale Songs, Dragon Fire, and Travel Oregon

Wednesday Wanderings: Is the Human Mind Bound by Physics?, Scottish Castles, New Discoveries at Pompeii, and Animated Film “Alike”

Scientists are proposing an experiment to determine if the human mind is bound by physics: Bell Test for Human Mind Planning a visit to Scotland? And a fan of medieval castles? Here's a list of 10 to visit while you are there: Scottish Castles When Mt. Vesuvius erupted, it covered the city of Pompeii in … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Is the Human Mind Bound by Physics?, Scottish Castles, New Discoveries at Pompeii, and Animated Film “Alike”

Wednesday Wanderings: Singing Fish, Bad Lip Reading, Sustainable Travel Luxury, and Sand Ripples on Mars

Did you know that fish sing? They do, and here's a recording of them doing it: Singing Fish Oh, oh, oh! Another ¬†NFL Bad Lip Reading video! Happy, happy, joy, joy: Bad Lip Reading Now you can have luxury travel accommodations and stay environmentally friendly thanks to these high-end hotels that practice sustainability: Sustainable Luxury¬† … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Singing Fish, Bad Lip Reading, Sustainable Travel Luxury, and Sand Ripples on Mars

Wednesday Wanderings: Cassini Photographs Saturn, 3500 Year Old Greek Tomb, Concert Hall Designed by Algorithm, and One Writer’s Journey on Amtrak

The Cassini spacecraft has been sending back some pretty awesome photos of Saturn: Saturn Photos This 3,500 year-old Greek tomb is giving archaeologist's new clues to the roots of Western civilization": Ancient Greek Tomb Stunning concert hall in Hamburg, Germany was designed by algorithms: Elbphilharmonie One writer's take on her time on the Amtrak writer's … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Cassini Photographs Saturn, 3500 Year Old Greek Tomb, Concert Hall Designed by Algorithm, and One Writer’s Journey on Amtrak

Monday Musings: Life? What Life?

Well, I have been sitting here for a few minutes, trying to figure out something to say. Now, that's a comment on my life, isn't it? These Monday posts are supposed to be general updates, stuff that's happening, and random ramblings on the world and life in general. And I can't come up with anything. … Continue reading Monday Musings: Life? What Life?