All posts tagged: fire

Google and its products

electronic life

Librarian asks why I even bothered with Cuil, when Google is so splendid. He’s right: this is the electronic world, and either service is equally close or handy or convenient. What matters is simply which one works best, and the vote here has to go to Google, because, as I found, Cuil doesn’t even work. One other good service (I assume it’s good, but I can’t use it yet) that Librarian mentions is their new […]

The August change

Natural world

The local trees, a few of them at any rate, like the buckeyes, which get leaves first and drop them first, are starting to change color a little bit. They are turning a paler green, in preparation for the yellows to come next month. There is definitely not the uniform lushness of deep green that there was everywhere in June. I make a point of spending hours outside, sometimes writing, usually not, in order to […]

More food for thought

Current Affairs

Or, why you should be careful what you wear, and the mystery of how murderous thugs become fashion statements. Commentary: T-shirt depicts ‘pathetic and brutal legacy’ – How Che became such a revered superhero of the hard-core left is laughable. First of all, he wasn’t even a good revolutionary. He failed in his attempt at world revolution almost as badly as communism has failed in the places it was actually tried. “This is a […]

1964 in my head


I have finally figured out just how I want my hair. I want it exactly like Anna Karina‘s in Jean-Luc Godard‘s “Band of Outsiders.” Due to the plethora of American bimbos in early 1960’s films from America, I didn’t know that women then could actually be beautiful. But I want my hair like that, even if it is too short right now. Gives me something to aim for. It’s the feathery little bangs I’m talking […]

Berries are lifesavers, literally


I just found this interesting tidbit in my evening browse. Interestingly enough, this summer, as my recuperation went along, I ate bowls of any kind of berry, constantly. Grapes too… bunches of those. Via The Cancer Blog According to a new study led by Dr. Gary Stoner, black raspberries may be effective against preventing the development of esophageal tumors. Powered by ScribeFire.

The Scientific Method


A good explanation. I’m bookmarking it here for my own future reference, too. Howstuffworks “How the Scientific Method Works” So why does the scientific method remain such a mystery to so many people? Powered by ScribeFire.