Monthly Archives: January 2017

Living with the Fear

It’s said that many of the Great Explorers of the new World, back in the fifteenth century, were hunting for mythical cities where a Fountain of Youth and the Mines of King Solomon were said to be exist. Several hundred … Continue reading

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A Thousand Words

Indeed. Spiegel im spiegel. (Mirror in the mirror) We are one. Now and forever. Sorry about the obligatory nods to the unavoidable advertisers.

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The Challenge: In flight

Things are going okay with the Challenge. I’m taking a short break from the world of ‘The Unlikely Detective’ to write a bit about something I just stumbled onto while I was reading the latest news of the ‘Real World’. … Continue reading

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The Challenge: Week Three

Another intense week with a low word count but considerable progress. Distractions came with the terrible news that America was getting a new President who likes books very much and even reads them. He even wrote one, well he had … Continue reading

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The Challenge: Week Two

Bad week – I managed to produce little more than two thousand words. And this is entirely owing to my situation and the demands of our homeschool and our business. As the kids grow older educating them becomes more demanding, … Continue reading

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Tiny Fish Brain GPS

Originally posted on Gringa of the Barrio:
(Originally posted 1/11/17 on Read With The Gringa) The gringa recently read a report published by researchers who discovered that the larvae of cardinalfish, a favorite community aquarium fish, use the Earth’s magnetic…

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The Challenge: Week One

It’s Saturday, the last day of the first week of the Challenge, my private NaNoWriMo clone for January. It’s only coincidental that this is a new year; I don’t usually make New Year’s Resolutions and this wasn’t one. Anyway, this … Continue reading

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