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You can lead them to water…

But can you make them think? I’m delighted speak to the folks at US Fish & Wildlife Service today (April 25, 2017) on the topic of science communication. Truth is, I’m honored to be invited. Most people’s eyes glaze over … Continue reading

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Muggles for Science

Why we need politicians who are vigilant We took to the streets Saturday (April 21, 2017) to join the March for Science. Thousands met in downtown Portland at the waterfront to hear speakers try to raise our emotions about science … Continue reading

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Pets for Supper?

Feasting on Bugs, Bunnies & Dogs Some folks dine on dog-meat. In Indonesia, raising dogs (and cats) is practical, according to a recent New York Times article. Dogs and cats “require far less space and feed resources than growing cows,” … Continue reading

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When Honor Meets Disrespect

Cultural Mores & Travel I gasped when I spotted a bloke on the river boat in Thailand. His baggy sleeveless top–sometimes called a muscle shirt–revealed a black-inked Buddha covering the whole expanse of the left side of his front torso, … Continue reading

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Krabi 

Krabi is a mecca for tourists from all over: we’ve heard Dutch and German, Japanese and Mandarin, French and Slavic, and British-Canadian-Australian English. Thailand’s beach communities feel like similar world hot-spots: Miami in Florida and Antalya in Turkey. Vendors bark … Continue reading

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Oh! To be a Bug!

Poseidon’s Descendant We discovered an orange bug crawling on our tablecloth as we sat down to a Thai dinner in Krabi.  The bug scuttled right on top of a swath of orange and white gingham.  The beetle had an orange-winged … Continue reading

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Swimming in the Emerald Sea

Krabi, Thailand We wake about 6 a.m. just before the sun clears the horizon, and the sky begins to brighten.  We keep our silk drapes open so we can climb out of bed and sit on the deck when dawn … Continue reading

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