• Science Fiction
  • Star Trek Stamps!

    “Star Trek” turns fifty this September and to commemorate the U.S. Postal Service will be issuing these four stamp designs. As a graphic designer I really enjoy these fantastic designs by Philadelphia’s Heads of State design studio. I grew up watching Star Trek Next Generation and am, at this very moment, working my way through […]

  • Climate Change
  • Our Gigaton Future

    This is, without a doubt, the best climate change infographic I’ve ever seen. The perfect starting point for a conversation with friends or family that have not taken the time to consider the scope or time frame of the climate change crisis. How Many Gigatons of Carbon Dioxide? You should definitely swing over and check […]

  • Astronomy
  • Observing Mars

    Mars. The Red Planet. We’ve made great progress learning about our neighbor in recent decades. We’ve currently got two active robots performing experiments and have had others. Imagery from Curiosity is incredibly detailed as is the science coming in from it’s ongoing collecting and processing of samples. I’ve mentioned before how easy it is to […]

  • Ecology
  • Big on Small

    I’m big on small and have been for much of my adult life. Not just small but tiny if at all possible. What might it mean to be small? I’d suggest that we just start by acknowledging our own smallness. We spend much of our lives in a relentless effort to find or create our […]

  • Uncategorized
  • The New Diggs!!

    Aaaaahhhh. Yes. Here we are. Well, here I am. I assume that there might be a we. It is certainly my hope that there will be a we. In any case, I am most definitely here. This will be a continuation of the blogging I’ve been doing over at ourtomorrow.blogspot.com for the past 10 or […]

  • Humanity
  • Alone but not lonely

    I’m going to tell you a story about being alone. Not necessarily lonely, but alone. There’s a difference which we’ll work out as we go. The story starts in a washroom beside a washer and a drier when an 11 year old boy came to the conclusion that he would never have someone to be […]

  • Garden
  • Spring 2016 Garden Update

    Been busy gardening and made a good bit of progress in March and April getting things  reestablished. Lots of natives put in for wildlife habitat as well as small food garden consisting of hugelculture beds. The kale and lettuce is looking great. Just got in a few peppers one tomatoes too. Oh, and two blueberries. […]