Some good news for a change: www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/05/elephant-poaching-falls-dramatically-africa
Elephant poaching in Africa has dropped significantly from a peak in 2011, according to a new analysis of annual surveillance data. The progress seems to have resulted in large part from declining demand for ivory in China, which h Continue reading Elephant poaching falls dramatically
See Food of the gods
… drinking a homemade cacao hot chocolate in the mornings instead of coffee … unleashes such beautiful creative energies while also giving you a subtle morning boost
Continue reading Sacred chocolate
Dog de-worming medicine allegedly cures cancer. See Cancer cure has gotten out of control and nih.gov.
Continue reading Veterinary medicine said to cure cancer. Cancer industry not happy.
Here are my picks for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby: WIN – Cutting Humor (because I have that); PLACE – Country House (because I want that); and SHOW – War of Will (because I’m going through that with our daughter). Continue reading Derby this Saturday
Don’t you hate it when you’re at work?
Wait, that’s not the end. You’re at work — on the bottom floor, because that’s where the snack machine is — and you decide to use the restroom. The cleaning lady is in there, with her cart blocking the door. So, you take the stairs back to your floor, the sixth, because you have Continue reading Restroom difficulty
[continued from Hiking with Elizabeth]
The scariest part was when we stopped. Then he stopped. I had my phone in hand, looking at the map. There was a tense moment until he smiled and said, “Y’all lost?”
“Just trying to find our way back to the parking lot,” I said. He walk Continue reading Hiking with Elizabeth, part 2
Went hiking with my daughter, Elizabeth, yesterday evening. There’s a nice little park in Thompson’s Station with fairly extensive walking trails on the south end of the park, near the water tower.
We saw an owl, so, with her new birthday-gift SLR camera in hand, Elizabeth shushed and gestured for me to stop while she took pictures. She got s Continue reading Hiking with Elizabeth
We could not agree more. See “Disney heiress calls CEO Bob Iger’s $65 million pay package ‘insane.’”
“When [Iger] got his bonus last year, I did the math, and I figured out that he could have given person Continue reading Disney heiress nails it