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California Fires, 2017

The good news is that only a small fraction of California is on fire or incinerated. The bad news is that this year’s California wildfires have been big, destructive, and aren’t over yet. I’ll be talking about a few of … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

(“A Holiday Haven,” another installment in a tale of two turkeys.) If you are in or from the United States, I hope you are having a good Thanksgiving Day. If not, I trust that you’re having a good November 24th. … Continue reading

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California Murders, and Remembering

I hadn’t planned on writing about murder and getting a grip this week. Or next. But another multiple murder is international news. “California shooting: Schoolteachers ‘saved’ children from gunman” BBC News (November 15, 2017) “A gunman who killed four people … Continue reading

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Murder — Again — Still

That’s Devin Patrick Kelley, and First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. We’re still not sure why he opened fire on the folks gathered for worship yesterday morning. At the moment, it looks like he was in a snit because … Continue reading

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