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Notes from around August 31, 2006

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Notes from around Earthtown linked for reading enjoyment. (more…)

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‘The War Correspondent’–Ernie Pyle August 31, 2006

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Since I am on the topic of history in my previous post I shall continue with the lessons.

Ever heard of Ernie Pyle? (more…)

A Thursday read August 31, 2006

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Everyone must read the latest column blog by Keith Olbermann on MSNBC. It’s very well written. Frighteningly enough, it’s also right on target.

Popular Posts August 30, 2006

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One of the many reasons I love WordPress.com are the stats they give me on my blog. What are people searching to get here, that’s sometimes very interesting, ‘gonzo sex’ is a recurring search term. (more…)

Holocaust deniers beware August 30, 2006

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I wanted to point people to this post at Millard Fillmore’s Bathtub, a cool history blog I like to hit up now and again. (more…)

Now I know what a planet is August 25, 2006

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The astronomical community chose to downgrade Pluto to a dwarf planet instead of going with their original draft proposal. Clyde Tombaugh is rolling in his grave and millions of school children worldwide will now recite an incomplete sentence trying to remember the name of the nine–ahem–eight planets. (more…)

‘Nobody’s home’ August 24, 2006

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Perhaps now I am really back. There may be some guest blogging taking place as well.

Post 9/11 Neologies August 17, 2006

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In the five years since 9/11 we have been bombarded with images, words and hints of “terror” and war. Look no further than this week’s intensly overreported airline threat, or “Terror in the Sky” as CNN and MSNBC were calling it, and the Israel-Lebanon conflcit raging in the Middle East right now. (more…)

Planet defined August 16, 2006

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The International Astronomical Union, currently holding its General Assembly in Prague has come up with a draft resolution defining a planet. (more…)

Perseids August 12, 2006

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Went out to a dark country road just outside of Rochelle, well not at first. First, on my mission to take in what is generally one of the more spectacular meteor showers, the journey led me down a dark road, one that stretched forever into seeming oblivion. (more…)

Hiatus again August 9, 2006

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I am on hiatus. I will return soon. I think. Sorry dear readers.