When I was very young, my family lived in Hancock, Michigan. This was definitely a very small town and still is. The current population is 4581, which is pretty much the same as it was when I lived there. Hancock is right up on the end of upper peninsula Michigan and about as close to…… Continue reading My small towns, 1: Hancock, Michigan, 1944-1947
I have very mixed feelings about small town America. On one hand I have always lived in small American towns, and this is where I have always felt most comfortable. These small towns have always been the places I have chosen to live. On the other hand, small towns in America are getting a lot…… Continue reading Small town America and me
This post is a review of an article in the latest New Yorker Magazine titled “Remembering the Murder You Didn’t Commit. Here is a link that article. It is by Rachel Aviv and is in the June 19, 2017 issue of the New Yorker. The subtitle of the article is, “DNA evidence exonerated six…… Continue reading Remembering the murder you didn’t commit.
This is part three of a three part article on Glacier National Park, part of our series of articles on Glacier National Park in Montana. There are also some pretty boring comments of how professional landscape photographer deal with high contrast scenes. If this doesn’t interest you, by all means skip this part of the…… Continue reading Visiting Glacier National Park, Part 3
This post is a summary of an article titled “Trump’s climate-change sociopathy” by Jeffrey D. Sachs. It appeared in Project Syndicate. Here is a link to the complete article. All quotations in this post are from Sachs’ article. Jeffrey D. Sachs is Professor of Sustainable Development and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia…… Continue reading Trump’s climate-change sociopathy
I have a good friend that I spend a lot of time biking with. Actually we do more talking than biking. For us, biking is more of an excuse for talking than anything else. We are both retired, but Frank spent forty years teaching math at the University of New Mexico and various other schools…… Continue reading Is math important? Part 1.
This post is based on an article by Elizabeth Drew, published in the June 22 issue of the New York Review of books. Her article is titled, Trump: The Presidency in Peril. Read the original article here. All quotations in this post are from the Elizabeth Drew article. This article considers the question of whether…… Continue reading Is Trump on his way out?