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On Furlough, Scientifically Speaking

I am not trained as a scientist, but I have a keen fascination for many scientific principles as well as the natural world. One reason I respect science is that scientists don’t question, they just say, “lets follow the logic.” … Continue reading

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Notes from the construction site…Something is rotten in the state of Maine!

  While avoiding more lucrative pursuits, I often look up word origins. It was no surprise to me that the word construction has its beginnings in the late 14th century and indicates a piling up, an accumulation. I don’t know exactly what … Continue reading

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notes from the cottage/geography of a cocktail

Cottage life is presenting interesting situations. Mix 600 square feet of indoor space in New England in wintertime with company, and you get a cozy space at best and a traffic jam at worst. My geographer-husband, with his spatial gifts, … Continue reading

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High Water Mark

I was watching the news last night where a man was standing on a recently erected wall. On one side was Vicksburg, Mississippi’s historic district which was eight feet under water. On the other side was the rest of the … Continue reading

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