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Tag Archives: 2013
An obscure author, Edward S. Ellis, who published a dime novel called The Steam Man of the Prairies 145 years ago, may prove to have been a visionary according to two recent news articles. The first, in the New York … Continue reading
Though I reported on last year’s Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, I missed the 2013 edition of this annual Harvard laugh fest, which was held in September. I only heard the details yesterday, on NPR’s “Science Friday.” Much better late than … Continue reading
“How can it be that it is not a news item when an elderly homeless person dies of exposure, but it is news when the stock market loses 2 points?” – Pope Francis (1) On Tuesday, Pope Francis delivered a sharp … Continue reading
An article in our local paper’s Sunday Business Section both fascinated and sent a few chills up my spine at how effectively today’s marketeers can sell proverbial ice cubes to Eskimos. They have persuaded large numbers of us to give … Continue reading
My wife and I got married in Santa Fe in 1976. We didn’t have a lot of money, but our mothers were gone and our families and friends were on the coasts, so there would only be eight in the … Continue reading