Archive for June 6th, 2007

Shouldn’t we treasure life closer to home?

| June 6, 2007 | 2 Replies
Shouldn’t we treasure life closer to home?

Many of us spend a lot of energy wondering whether there is life on Mars, on the moons of Jupiter or elsewhere in the galaxy.   If we found life out there, it would make huge headlines. The June 2007 edition of Science has a beautiful photo of an orangutan and her baby on the front […]

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Wading through the government, one missing document at a time . . .

| June 6, 2007 | 11 Replies
Wading through the government, one missing document at a time . . .

OK, bear with me here. I’m still processing the adventure a friend and I had earlier this week as we attempted to elicit information, of the public record kind, from our country’s federal bureaucracy. I accompanied my friend on a quest for information about a long-deceased relative. Wow. After only a small glimpse into the […]

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