You were a most beloved pet and one of the great loves of my life. In six years, across five homes, four cities, and countless tears and laughs, you saw me from the very worst days of my life straight through to the very best days. I am grateful for you, and for the time … Continue reading Max. 3/20/08 – 3/3/16. RIP.
On My Rocky Affair With Geology 1. Once when I was like nine years old a kid from my neighborhood gave me a rock, littered with yellow crystals, that he’d found in his granny’s backyard. He said it was a geode. I didn’t know what that meant, but I thought crystals were cool; I’d only … Continue reading Stories From Stones
(There were so many incredible pictures to chose from for this one. But I’m going with Einstein because: Hello, most beloved scientist of all time! Congrats on being right about everything!!!) I’m up in Springfield, Massachusetts working on a long-form piece about inner-city preschools, when a friend starts texting me a bunch of stuff on gravitational waves. I’m a bit … Continue reading Found: G-waves; hope for humanity