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Another day, another death. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, RIP

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Thursday. People looking for balance on the high court will sorely miss her. She was a giant in equal rights jurisprudence as a trial lawyer long before her appointment as a Supreme Court Justice. I... Continue Reading →

The Ants Come Marching One by One And do they ever! We were invaded by ants during the last heatwave. These are Monomorium minimum, aka "little black ants." They are as small as 1.5 millimeters long and can make their way through cracks less than a... Continue Reading →

So this is nuclear winter?

This morning the sunrise was a lovely pink. By mid-day it had worked its way up to a yellowish-orange. At 5 pm it was no longer visible. It is said that nuclear war will introduce so much smoke and soot... Continue Reading →

Diana Rigg, RIP

I know this is late. Diana Rigg was my adolescent fantasy. The first time I saw her was her Emmy winning role in the British espionage/satire series The Avengers. She was everything I ever wanted in a woman. Strong, beautiful,... Continue Reading →

The end of war as we know it — Phil Ebersole’s Blog

The end of war as we know it — Phil Ebersole's Blog And that is how Canada conquers the world.

WordPress is a business. It has no heart.

WordPress has created the block editor to make complicated and "fancy" blog sites possible. Don't know about you but when I write, blocks are extremely constraining. I want my text to be a long string of words with just returns... Continue Reading →

I am nothing if not persistent.

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. And get up there earlier, dammit! A week later from the last time I posted (To Hike...) I went back up to the mountains determined to get to Grouse Mountain for... Continue Reading →

Happy Labor Day! And very bad words for WP’s post editor.

Labor Day is one of the holidays that don't sell a lot of merchandise. When I was a kid it was the back-to-school holiday since school always started the Tuesday after. Now that schools have moved their startups to August... Continue Reading →

To Hike…

I like to freehike as most of you know.  This has been a bad summer for it. It got hot in June and stayed that way. we just got our first real break from triple-digit weather. Today was a mellow... Continue Reading →

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