2-68. A Very Unique Virus

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Language is a virus, from outer space. ~ William S. Burroughs. I had a friendly argument with a friend today about the term “most unique.” Since the word “unique” means “the only one of its kind,” the term “most unique” doesn’t make sense. There can […]

2-67. A New Home

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS A few weeks ago, I was touring Ausable Chasm with my kids. Called the Grand Canyon of the East, which might be just a bit too strong, the chasm is nonetheless impressive with its waterfalls and 500’ cliffs. There is hiking, rafting and rope climbing […]

2-66. The Beach Part 2

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAnother live episode, so there’s no transcript. We’ll be back next week with our normal format. Part 2 of our walk on the beach, which concludes with an unexpected encounter. We’ve added some photos so you can see what we is being talked about.

2-65. The Beach Part 1

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAnother live episode, so there’s no transcript. We’ll be back next week with our normal format. A walk on the beach is never just sand between your toes on Sanibel. This morning, we encountered some creatures that most people never see in the wild.

2-64. Bailey Matthews National Shell Museum

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS This is something new we’re trying: a live Daily Curio. We’re on a sub-tropical island, and you’ll have to listen to hear about where we are, who was here before us, and what’s going on around us. Today, we visited the Bailey Matthews National Shell […]

2-63. A Night Walk

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS   This is something new we’re trying: a live Daily Curio. We’re on a sub-tropical island, and you’ll have to listen to hear about where we are, who was here before us, and what’s going on around us. And if you can’t listen, at least […]

2-62. It Glows

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS I’m in the fortunate position of having people come up to me and say, “Hey, have you ever seen one of these before?” Hmm, usually it’s not as creepy as that sounds. Last week, my good friend Mark Graunke came over and handed me something […]

2-61. Solving Problems the Wonder Woman Way

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS It’s something many of us do. You see a post on Facebook, feel a bit of outrage, and post a snarky comment. I did this a few days ago when I saw a post about a girl sent home from school with a note saying […]

2-60. Tiny Mountain Monkey Mice

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS I sat down to write about a new marsupial that was found in South America. I wanted to check some facts before I wrote, and I’m glad I did because I was wrong about some basic things. Here are some things I thought I knew… […]

2-59. Lies My Tour Guide Told Me

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS On a whim, I drove up to St. Alban’s, Vermont and visited their excellent historical society. I love these small town museums, and their eclectic collections of things that are only connected by proximity. If you’vre read or listened to the Daily Curio, you probably […]