Monthly Archives: July 2014

Peace and a Soul

In the midst of all of the chaos, destruction, and instability that is occurring in the Middle East right now during the month of Ramadan, there were 2 small opportunities for the peace-makers to come forward where I am (which … Continue reading

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Remembering Reb Zalman

One of the founders of the Reform Jewish Movement, originally orthodox and Hasidic, a survivor of internment under Vichy France, he rethought much of Jewish theology.  His paradigm shift included embracing gay and lesbian inclusion, new formulations of Jewish law, … Continue reading

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The Fourth and Some More Natural History

Up at the capitol.  Spent the evening taking in the fireworks on the Washington Mall, and then visiting the Smithsonian exhibit on human evolution. The mall was packed.  I spent my last bit of cash to feel connected and not … Continue reading

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The Anthropo Program 1.1

A first shot at putting this together.  This is the modified code.  It works on a file called anthropo_facts.txt in a subdirectory anthropo.  It also needs some of the standard files that I have used in the past (in a … Continue reading

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A Little Summer Reading: 2 Passages and Freedom for a Caged Bird

I picked 2 books this year for my Godson’s birthday:  from Maya Angelou and Marquez.  And then some more reading and thinking about evolution in a wonderful book called “Dawn of Man“.  The book presents the evidence (sometimes scant) for … Continue reading

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