Think of the times; mountains and water; trees and landscape; clouds, snow and rain; day and night; humans.
CNDC – Sacramento Daily Union January 26, 1861
I love it – go get them at the lumber mill! Sacramento Daily Union, 26 January 1861 PILES! PILES ! CHAS. WOOD’S SUB-POSITORY; is the only infallible cure for the Piles ever yet discovered: whether they be BLEEDING PILES, EXTERNAL PILES, or DEEP SEATED INTERNAL PILES, the cure is equally certain. They are especially recommended … [Read more…]
I get a digest of the latest news on news and reporting from the Pew Research Center. One recently caught my interest was from Buzzfeed on the new “Black PR firms” who will, for a fee, generate, structure and support any lie you wish. Scary isn’t a strong enough word, terrifying is more apt. It … [Read more…]
Over at the website for the Union of Concerned Scientists, Kathleen Rest posted this “Profiles in Cowardice: Chemicals, Climate, and a Toxic Disregard by the Trump Administration” which is worth the time to read.
From my very talented sister Theresa Marie
From SwissInfo – Energy Vault Jan 3, 2020 Revolutionary idea to store green power for the grid By Armando Mombelli Stacking blocks of concrete with a crane to store energy and use the force of gravity to keep producing electricity when renewable sources are lacking: simple but revolutionary, the battery solution proposed by the Ticino … [Read more…]
It was 20 years ago today … we were new to Europe. I had gone ahead in October of 1999 to find an apartment and get some basics set up. A stayed behind in Northern California to wind things down and take care of the odds and ends before coming in November to our new … [Read more…]
I was intrigued by this article, which, as I corrected it, I noticed had mention of both Lincoln and the actor Booth in the column. Written in December 1860. it was years before the two would actually collide on the “world stage.” LETTER FROM NEW YORK. [FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT.] Towards the bottom of the … [Read more…]
In an article in the The Guardian – Nov 7 2019,, a novel method of keeping plastics from entering the ocean is discussed. A Dutch start-up, the Amsterdam municipality and the regional water board launched the Great Bubble Barrier, a simple device that channels rubbish – especially small pieces of plastic – to the side … [Read more…]