I finally made it back to the bird sanctuary for the first time since the pandemic hit (they were closed for months and have recently opened to very limited numbers).
If you had asked my what the largest issue facing humanity was a few years ago I would have said climate change. I don’t think this is true anymore. This isn’t because climate change has diminished in importance, it hasn’t; it’s because our inability to act on climate change is a symptom of a much... Continue Reading →
We decided not to wake up before dawn to get a spot in the parking lot, but for some unknown reason most people who spend the day at Moraine lake leave before sunset. This presented a fantastic opportunity for us. We found a good spot and enjoyed the light show as the sun set behind... Continue Reading →
These squirrels have gotten big, fat, and fearless thanks to countless tourists feeding them snacks.
We have to keep social distancing, wearing masks, and not interacting with people outside our bubble if we want to keep COVID-19 cases down. The virus hasn't gone away, if we let our guard down it will spread exponentially through the population, just like it did a few months ago. One hundred cases can become... Continue Reading →
The only visual record of the historic Apollo 11 landing is from a 16mm time-lapse (6 frames per second) movie camera mounted in Buzz Aldrin’s window (right side of Lunar Module Eagle or LM). Due to the small size of the LM windows and the angle at which the movie camera was mounted, what mission... Continue Reading →
David Appell on the Green New deal: I wish it was only about carbon without the social welfare proposals, such as (G) ensuring that the Green New Deal mobilization creates high-quality union jobs that pay prevailing wages…. (H) guaranteeing a job with a family-sustaining wage, adequate family and medical leave, paid vacations, and retirement security... Continue Reading →