It’s probably a half-century and more since I realized the amount of faith it takes to be confident something doesn’t exist. Most recently, it was a positive, confident statement that there was no voter fraud in the last election. A half-century back, it was a college student answering the question, “How can you possibly be… Continue reading Proving nonexistence
“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”
This is a tortilla recipe which requires no special equipment. Just simple ingredients found in the cupboard. I use this recipe when making fish tacos (See pic below-fresh perch taco with homemade coleslaw and tortilla…Yummy!). They don’t refrigerate well, but they’re so easy to make, you can make them fresh for the meal and impress… Continue reading Homemade Tortillas
You know that you are no longer young when your students send letters asking for retirement advice. His explanation was “You’re one of the folks I know that has been retired for a time,and seems to be thriving in that environment.” “Thriving in that environment” brought one of Dad’s caustic analyses to mind. He described… Continue reading One of my first students asked for retirement advice
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Last week, we asked if the County Board of Health was a fair representation of the county. We’ve looked at how people are distributed in the county before, in “Searching Lincoln County Data” and “If LCHS District were a County” and have mostly compared high school districts (which is a handy way of splitting the… Continue reading Fair Representation on the County Board of Health?
As the seasons wear on, and we begin another year with our movements restricted by Covid19, it’s easy to see cabin fever creeping up on folks. This plight turns my mind to the voles, and how much better they handle winter than us humans.
In the mid-seventies, I would start the week of snow surveys by leaving home a little before 7:00 am, meeting Jay Penney at Grave Creek, then snowmobiling up to Stahl Peak, Weasel Divide and then catching the Grave Creek on the way down. After that it was a week of motel living as we would… Continue reading Measuring Snow is Easier Now