Monthly Archives: January 2007

Power to the (cell phone using) People

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki of Iraq learned the same lesson older US politicians learned in the last congressional election, the broad use of cell phone videos by the hoi polloi means that if you have your pants down you will … Continue reading

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For the birds

My daughter bought me the set of cd’s "Birding by Ear."  I took a field ornithology class about 30 years ago at the Terra Alta Biological Station of West Virginia University.  A group of students walked (or waded) behind an … Continue reading

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Bowl-icious New Year

No it wasn’t the Sugar Bowl, but West Virginia did manage to come back to beat Georgia Tech in the highest scoring Gator Bowl ever.  To top it off Penn State beat Tennessee and USC trounced Michigan.  I got a … Continue reading

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