RDP#59 - The Whisper In Your Ear The day before the earthquake hit San Francisco in 1989, I decided I needed to go home a day early. I wasn't feeling well (I actually had the flu, but didn't yet know it) and most of my work was done for the moment. It was like a … Continue reading WHISPERING – Marilyn Armstrong
FOWC with Fandango — Unknown I got a note from a reader about an article I wrote more than five years ago about blood types. I'm a B+ from an O+ mother and an AB+ father, which cannot, in theory, produce me. But it did and there's no doubt who my parents were. It turns … Continue reading THE ALLURE OF THE UNKNOWN – Marilyn Armstrong
Recovery, by Rich Paschall Bill was to report to County Hospital at 10 AM so he had to hustle through his morning routine, if you could call it that. He slept until the sun woke him up, so he barely had an hour to wash his face, shave, get dressed, make coffee and leave the … Continue reading THE LONG ROAD
We are not the end of evolution. Not even close.
Did we evolve from monkeys or from fish? Well, the first animals to develop a backbone were fishes. So technically, we all evolved from fish, and not from monkeys.
Watch this TED Talk as ichthyologist Prosanta Chakrabarty dispels some hardwired myths about evolution, encouraging us to remember that we’re a small part of a complex, four-billion-year process — and not the end of the line.
“We’re not the goal of evolution,” Chakrabarty says. “Think of us all as young leaves on this ancient and gigantic tree of life — connected by invisible branches not just to each other, but to our extinct relatives and our evolutionary ancestors.”
Video via – TED Talks
I have an extensive glass collection. It is scattered all through my house. It's my pride and joy in decorating. I thought I would share some of my collection with you. I hope you enjoy it!