Friday, December 13, 2013

Was 2013 the Best Year in Human History?

Actually, in most ways it was.  Here are some numbers which show that although the planet is over-populated, running out of resources, and facing climate change, we humans are also less impoverished,
healthier, longer lived, better educated, and less violent than at any time in history.  Check it out:

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Foggy Here Today

Santa shouted in despair,
"It's all IFR out there."
I'll call Rudolf, The Red-nosed Raindeer,
Or Pat, The Pink-nosed Bat.
Either can guide me safely,
Or I'll stay right where I'm at.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Warm Winter Day.

When you get a warm,  sunny day in December,  it's like getting a text message from Persephone---Not quite a visit, but more than a hello.