I’ve neen thinking…

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I’m still working on my family tree. Lately I’ve worked on dad’s side.  I’m back 10-12 generations in several lines. When you go back ten generations, you have thousands of ancestors.  The lines I have followed lead to England, Wales … Continue reading

An extraordinary man

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I’ve spent the past week reading two books, The Fifth Woman, by Swedish writer Henning Mankell, author of the Wallender series, and The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt and the New World, by Andrea Wulf, science writer extraordinaire. I’m … Continue reading

A greener world

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Having discovered the United Airlines mileage program will allow me to purchase a carbon offset with earned miles, Wednesday morning, I attempted to purchase said offset against my upcoming trip. However, I had all sorts of difficulty, gave up in … Continue reading