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I co-wrote a book

called Let's Panic About Babies!

with my friend Alice

whose web site is here

it's somewhat funny

and you can buy it on Amazon

and you can watch the trailer

it was made by Scott and narrated by Orson Welles

In conclusion

Unfortunately, it looks like a meteorite did not hit our house. As...

11th Jan
In conclusion

The widening gyre

STRANGE NOISE UPDATE: After I posted yesterday, I went outside to have...

10th Jan

That whale’s going to have one hell of a bruise

Last night, about 1:30 in the morning, I heard a BANG. At...

09th Jan
That whale’s going to have one hell of a bruise

Let’s call this Photo Friday

It’s Friday! And I spent all day at work getting conflicted every...

06th Jan


Every year the monarch butterflies migrate to this one stand of eucalyptus...

05th Jan
ellwood pals


Jackson is a remarkably articulate 10-year-old, in my not-even-trying-to-be-unbiased opinion, but he...

04th Jan

How are you!

Today was a very, very, very busy day at the library. We’d...

03rd Jan
How are you!

Winter sky

This may be a bad idea, but I’m going to try to...

02nd Jan
winter sky

Welcome the Christmas Dick

I’d woken up feeling shaky and nauseated the day before Christmas. I...

28th Dec
Welcome the Christmas Dick

Here, look at this

UPDATE: I put the wrong video up. The right one is now...

19th Dec
Here, look at this

Also, it’s Friday

Good morning! I have a small but important announcement, which is that...

16th Dec
Also, it’s Friday

I haven’t been avoiding you!

I didn’t really mean to stop posting at the end of November,...

14th Dec