Are We Pure Enough to Question Trump?

From Reince Priebus (via CNN: “It’s not necessarily that people make mistakes or have regrets or seek forgiveness; it’s whether or not the person launching the charge is authentic in their own life and can actually be pure enough to make such a charge. That’s what I think most people can look at when they […]

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Boaty McBoatface. Not!

Well, this is bad news. Britain’s Science Ministry has decided that their new-build polar research vessel will bear the name “David Attenbourough” rather then “Boaty McBoatface” the far-better name selected by popular vote in March. The Brits have no sense of humor — things would have gone the other way in, say, New Zealand. Maybe […]

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Food Fight

For a hundred years or so we’ve been fighting over oil. The smart money ( here, for instance) says that soon more of us will be fighting over water. More countries, that is. Individuals, tribes, families, and regions have been fighting over water forever, some of the fighting pretty close to home, but the next […]

It’s Spring!

Forget robins. I know it’s Spring when the heifers are moved into the calving pastures. Boulder is surrounded by open space, much of it used for pasturing cattle (mostly Black Angus for some reason) and my relentless walking keeps me informed of what’s happening south and east of town. The best trails for walking follow […]

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Sriracha Factory Stays Put

I never had any doubt (because HOT SAUCE, right?), but the city of Irwindale has dropped it’s lawsuit against Huy Fong Foods, makers of Sriracha chili sauce, so the factory is not a “public nuisance” and won’t be moving to Texas, who I’m sure would love to have them. So, please carry on. And try […]