August 23rd, 2024

Granny’s got her grin on…

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  • …and a fine collection of Dorothy Parker quotes, such as:

    Every year, back comes Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants.

    August 23rd, 2024

    Rethabile Mesilo

    Lesotho is heavily deforested, marked by dongas and gulleys, and devoid of wild life. We grazed our cattle on whatever grass was left, cut trees down to cook with, and ate the last rabbits and antelope. Nobody can say a word, unless they provide electricity and jobs. Nobody has a right to criticise such a populace for surviving. — Rethabile Mesilo

    Thanks to Mike Golby for the link to Mesilo’s sotho blog. For me, Mesilo is a new voice that provides counterpoint and harmony with my friend Mike.

    August 23rd, 2024

    Dark Star

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    My old buddy Doctor Don writes that his brother-in-law Sam Aronson’s Brookhaven team seems to have been scooped in the quest for dark matter by the folks at NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory.

    God’s nose… pick here (Quicktime)

    August 23rd, 2024

    The Graduate

    Link whoring will earn you big bucks in the blogging biz…


    Everybody’s A-lister, in full academic regalia.

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