Centers for Disease Control: Be Prepared for a Zombie Apocalypse

The New York Times heading certainly got my attention: “Zombies Upstage a Routine Public Health Bulletin.”  This is the Times, for goodness’ sakes, not the Onion. Here’s how the story begins: Pity poor Tom Skinner, a top spokesman for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who has been valiantly trying to interest reporters in [Read More…]

A Bit of Fun

Every spring, a couple of barn swallows return to my back porch. Soon we have the high-pitched tweets (real tweets!) of several baby barn swallows. The proof is in this video: [Read more…]