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Friday, January 8, 2010

 

Carlisle Comments Improving on the past

I’m not one much for New Year’s resolutions. The problem is that I know I won’t resolve to do something particularly difficult, and no matter how easy, I’ll likely not do anything that lasts beyond January, anyhow. But maybe it’s time for a change. After all, I’m not getting any younger, and having given up the working life, I now have plenty of ...more

Carlisle Comments: The sum is no longer greater than the sum of the parts

It used to be that we workers would all go to the same place to work every day. Big and small teams of people, in cubicles side-by-side, were all working on the same project, working towards the same goal. When we had questions or problems, we’d walk into the cubicle next to our own. We’d discuss the problem, look at it from different angles, perhaps getting ...more

Biodiversity Corner Blue Jay

Name: The Blue Jay is Cyanocitta cristata which translates roughly into a chattering blue bird with a crest. “Chattering” seems a much too generous-spirited description for the raucous bird I know, but it may be an attempt to accommodate the variety of sounds the Blue Jay ...more


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