Our North Star

This week Elijah Cummings became the first African American and African American lawmaker to lie in state in the US Capitol. According to Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House, it […]

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More Friday Protests

Jane Fonda was arrested for the second time in two weeks. This Friday she and other concerned figures, like fellow actor Sam Waterston,  were protesting on the U.S. Capitol steps. […]

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Time Twin Friends

It’s a sweet story of a relationship between two elderly women. Alice Ruter and Elsie Kopel became the dearest of friends and all because they were time twins. In 2016 […]

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Honors to the Lithium Ion

The 2019 Nobel Chemistry Prize is being awarded to the three creators of the lithium-ion battery. They come from three different backgrounds. M. Stanley Whittingham is British American, John B. Goodenough is […]

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Fridays for Our Future

The largest climate change demonstration took place yesterday. The bulk of the participants were under eighteen to the absolute astonishment of all. While these youthful demonstrators were free to express their […]

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The Seven Pointed Star

Geometry recognizes the seven pointed star as the Septagram or Heptagram. This fascinating shape is called the Faery Star or Elven Star by the Pagans, Wiccans, and other spiritually oriented […]

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Sweet Social Justice

As hard as it is to change our personal beliefs and habits, there is great satisfaction in seeing others gain more of their human rights. Likewise  we experience discomfort, even […]

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It’s Hump Day

While it’s hard to discover how many popular expressions have originated, Hump Day is a no-brainer. If the five weekday workdays are lined up in a row Wednesday falls right […]

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