Sunken Treasures: Sylvia Earle on Why We Need to Protect the Oceans

A fantastic article: … Touches on many ocean issues, pluses and minuses. The particularly cool thing is that it deals directly with the particular concern of my website, in a major publication, the first I’ve seen, albeit not with the *site* or the University of Leicester study directly

34 Sun-Circles Worth of Round-tuitiveness

As we approach 34 completed circles around the sun – – A tiny fraction of arc around the galactic core – – the object of our contemplation is “Round-tuitiveness as a Mathematical Quantity”; Where under chemical stress, the trash is not put out for weeks and weeks, Where under a standard collection of quotidian concerns, […]

Be Prepared to Stop at Any Moment

°° […] intersection, a roadwork sign warned: BE PREPARED TO STOP AT ANY MOMENT. I felt my jaw dropping. It sounded like a warning, and also a reminder, as if I needed one, that most likely I wouldn’t be hearing […] ° At all times, remain alert Whether alert to the monster I’s mutterings, Or […]

Disorderly [conduct] Tiles

The thing you never notice The tiles on the floor They run in checkered patterns Line borders Maintain the veneer of the clock-world Whitish speckle, perfect level, hard concrete for your toes Until one day, you’ve noticed someone took a special touch Made it more inviting, de-institutioned your morning rush