Monthly Archives: October 2009

Lots of Flu

Lots of flu around here this year. I stayed home from work yesterday with Alex, who was on the tail end of it. She had a low-grade fever Sunday and Monday, sore throat, generally achy and tired. No GI stuff. … Continue reading

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The October Country

October Country… that country where it is always turning late in the year. That country where the hills are fog and the rivers are mist; where noons go quickly, dusks and twilights linger, and midnights stay. That country composed in … Continue reading

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Moon

I got up early this morning to watch the moon collision with my telescope, but it was cloudy. I blame the President. But it turns out that I wouldn’t have seen anything anyway! No visible bright flash, but hopefully some … Continue reading

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Paperback Swap

This is a short pause to mention that Paperback Swap completely kicks butt. Now, back to the rest of your day. (Thanks to Julie for pointing out its kick-buttitude to me on her blog.)

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Br. Guy Consolmagno

Got an hour to spare? Here’s more from Br. Guy Consolmagno, Jesuit astronomer, talking mostly about religion and science:  

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Monty Python – Almost the Truth (Lawyer’s Cut)

Monty Python! 40 years old! Holy cow.  

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