On huffpo : The Great Stink of 2005. ‘We will never alter this one ineluctable fact about ourselves however. We stink. My god how we hate to be reminded of it and my god how much that reluctance to face… Read More ›
A rising tide lifts all boats…
so say the neocon economic rationalists. The Katrina-sized elephant in the room they never look at, never mention is: how can I catch the tide if I don’t have a boat? Especially if I was never even taught to swim?
Why are those people staying in that toxic soup?
Some poor folks still hanging on in NOLA are telling rescuers they can’t get on the helicopter because they can’t afford a rescue ticket. (2nd item down) These people just don’t expect something for nothing – and they’ve got nothing…. Read More ›
More on serruria
The Botanical Society of South Africa has an Outing Report on a trip some of their members took to see Blushing Brides in the wild of the Franschhoek mountains. (scroll down approx halfway on that page) They make some very… Read More ›