Monthly Archives: October 2011

On the Coming of Winter

On October 28, 2011, Etna, New York had its first snowfall of the coming winter, with some of the snow remaining on the ground for a day or two in the higher elevations.  By 30 October, the temperature had dropped … Continue reading

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On War and its After effects

My friend, Beth, recently learned that one could lend a Kindle book for two weeks to a friend. She wanted to figure out how to do it, so, having several books she thought I’d like, she kindly selected me as … Continue reading

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On Population and Perplexity

I am perplexed. I’ve spent the day in meeting rooms with interesting, intelligent, motivated people in Airlie Center, a lovely resort an hour or so out of Washington, DC, in the Virginia countryside. We were concerned about and trying to … Continue reading

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