Category Archives: The Facts of Life

Scenes from my life: Goodbye to the World

After a year of radical change, we face an uncertain world in which our neighborhoods have shifted in ways we can’t fully grasp. Places, stores, shops have closed. Or have they re-opened? I’m not sure. I had a taste of … Continue reading

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Today’s great sentence, from Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman is about the only person who can get me to understand macro-economics. If that’s what it’s called nowadays. You know, gigantic-scale things involving gigantic amounts of money. Today he takes on the new Biden tax proposal and a … Continue reading

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Animal news: real reason why dinosaurs became extinct?

Could be their diet. They were eating rocks. 

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