The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 13,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading 2014 in review: thanks for visiting my blog!
This one is especially for those Star Trek nerds like me: For the rest of you… Continue reading Merry Christmas
Because this was such a tough year for me, I asked a good friend of mine to help me clear away the negativity, hopelessness, and frustration that seems to have settled around me, infecting everything I do. My friend, who shall remain nameless to protect the innocent, calls herself a “practical witch.” She told … Continue reading Winter Solstice Cleanup Sumup
When I tell people that I write and like to study a culture that was born around 6,000 years ago, they invariable start making jokes about mastodons and caves. In actuality, the Sumerian culture was considerably developed, exceeding military technology that took the Egyptian culture a thousand years to reinvent. Sumerians also had a complex … Continue reading Sumerian Currency
Hollywood’s standards for women roles are pretty low, but Dawn of Planet of the Apes goes even lower…the movie doesn’t even have leading female ape roles. Continue reading Are Apes Sexist? Yes, According to Hollywood