Archive | January 29, 2015
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Originally posted on Books: Publishing, Reading, Writing:
I’ve been picking away at that rather odious job of cleaning the bookshelves and reshelving all my books, making sure they’re in order, because that’s the kind of reader I am … This is probably also a holdover from my days as a bookseller. Anyway, it’s a job…
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 06:20 AM PST Finding planets around stars that are two and a half times older than our own Solar System causes a certain frisson. Our star is four and a half billion years old, evidently old enough to produce beings like us, who wonder about other civilizations in the cosmos. Could […]
Originally posted on When Dementia Knocks:
A cure will be found for Alzheimer’s. I won’t find it. I’m not even looking. My mission is different. I go to fundraising and advocacy events. Most of the talk is about finding a cure. It’s a great cause, a good goal. We give money so that people in…