Monthly Archives: April 2015

Our Big Idea

We have an odd tendency in this culture to argue over the ownership of ideas, to claim them. Most ideas seem to me to be Lego-like rearrangements of those ideas that preceded them. Occasionally some Einstein comes along and blows convention out of the water with a brand new thought but even Albert was building… Continue reading »

Sleepy? Awake?

During the cold winter months from November to April, desert Tortoises hibernate. Females begin and end hibernating earlier than male tortoises and juveniles generally wake up before the adults. Imagine, several weeks run rampant with juvies. Tortoise activity depends on temperature. While they can survive freezing temps, they are only active when the sun warms the surface… Continue reading »