• Ecology
  • Of bees and flowers

    Bee and Dandelion While this is not a honeybee it is a bee and one of many that pollinates the flowers in our little garden. At the moment there are not many flowers blooming in the garden but there are plenty of dandelions in the lawn! Speaking of lawns, I’ve ordered a new non-gasoline 20″ […]

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  • Where Have the Honey Bees Gone?

    Where have the honey bees gone? It’s a question I’ve been pondering and I think it is certainly something we should be greatly concerned about. This is one of those many “little” details that isn’t on the radar of most people yet it may prove to be very significant in the story of our survival […]

  • Antarctica
  • Climate Change Round-up

    I suppose it is a good sign that I’m having a hard time keeping up with all of the recent media coverage of climate change. I would like to point out though that while the coverage is now consistent via the web I’m not seeing it nearly as much on the television. I don’t watch […]

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  • Gray Tree Frog

    Gray Tree Frog I’m not a frog or a frog expert but I can’t help but think that these little critters are not too happy with the cold weather that continues to linger. After a week with lows in the 20s we’re now having lows in the 30s which is warmer but still cold for […]

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  • John McCain’s Iraq Delusions

    It’s been awhile since I posted about Iraq. I just have to ask, is the situation in Iraq really getting better? Is it? Have a look at the first 4 months of 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007:Or, put another way: Yeah, I know it is a simplistic analysis, just one aspect of the whole. So I […]

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  • Fly Away

    Fly Away It’s been five days now since winter decided to return with lows near 20 and highs just above 40. I took this photo last Monday just before the cold set in. I’ve kept my little veggie garden covered every night and it looks like most things have survived. Looking around the larger garden […]

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  • Climate Change Roundup

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will be issuing another installment of its 4 part series of reports on Friday, April 6, 2007. It seems that with each day the mainstream media continues to report on climate change which I’m happy to see. More reporting means an increased awareness and in theory that means […]