I am a raging progressive and a writer. I received Bachelors degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Arts with a Secondary teaching certificate and a minor in Physics. I taught for about ten years, then did various jobs including welding,fabrication and traffic engineering, and am now retired.
I am interested in science, energy, the environment, and architecture.
3 days ago|118 views|7 comments
Honeybees are responsible for most of the pollination of our major crops. They pollinate 100% of Almonds, 90% of apples, oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, and sweet cherries, 80% of peaches...
7 days ago|112 views|13 comments
Everybody hates taxes and when money is tight, the low hanging fruit, first to be cut, are the agencies that in the short term don't seem to be doing anything. Thus the National Institute of...
12 days ago|297 views|33 comments
Do geese have free will when it comes time to fly South? I used to think that they were all forced by inherent instinct to fly South, but then one winter in Minneapolis I noticed a couple of...
14 days ago|198 views|10 comments
The Supreme Court refused to hear cases appealing Federal Judges findings that bans on Gay Marriage were unconstitutional. In essence they were agreeing with the lower courts findings.Supporters...