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The Joy of Being Late, and Inadequate

An interesting link to an interesting site with an odd personal connection for me ( I read the same book 1/2 century ago…) that does a nice job of laying out some cycles of history. Continue reading

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Sorghum – An Interesting Useful Plant

A wandering exploration of Sorghum, the 5th most produced grain in the world, with a bit on uses and more on growing conditions. Small historical perspectives added. Continue reading

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More on Middle East Drought, Cold, and California Drought

A quote of a long comment on WUWT and a pointer to an interesting site on ancient weather history at Stanford. Continue reading

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Where are the “Pillars Of Hercules”?

Can we properly define just where are the “Pillars of Hercules” and from that narrow down where Atlantis might have been? Is there some other reference to a land of similar sort and placement, but not part of the Atlantis story of Solon? I think so. Continue reading

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