Off Line

Off Line

Off Line My book group gathered recently to talk about Geraldine Brooks’ Horse. It provoked an interesting and wide-ranging discussion that, amongst other topics, addressed racism.  As I glanced around the room I couldn’t help but notice that we are uniformly white...
Rice – That’s Nice!

Rice – That’s Nice!

Rice – That’s Nice! Sometimes it seems as if my blog posts swerve from the sublime to the ridiculous. Last month we explored dinosaurs who could grow to the size of a football field, this month we’re considering a few grains of rice! As we sweated through...
Birds and Lizards

Birds and Lizards

Birds and Lizards Imagine you’re on a school field trip with Mr. Kessler. He’s a paleontology nerd, boring you to death about the ancient past. Then you spot something. It’s like the shell of a turtle, only fossilized. Cool! “Wait a minute,” Mr. Kessler interrupts. “I...
Colorado Views

Colorado Views

Colorado Views A couple of weeks ago, we made the long journey back to our summer home in Colorado. We arrived in hot weather, then experienced gale force winds and finally, snow! It seemed a good time to stay indoors and do a little musing. My Dad, (ninety three and...