Down Home Ranch, Barn, Down Syndrome, Texas Sunset

Is Overpopulation Killing Us?

Here’s a short piece that was in my email basket this morning  http://www.crisismagazine.com/2016/note-to-malthus-life-is-good I read frequently about the dramatic decline in birth rates in Japan, Russia, across Europe and many other parts of the world. Even in places in the Middle East like Iran and the United Arab Emirates. This doesn’t mean population growth worldwide…

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New Ways of Bustin’ the Blues

The other day Kyle had a little misunderstanding with his girl.  A friend asked him if they’d worked it all out and he said yes but that he’d still felt a little bad afterwards.  “So what did you do?” asked the friend. “Well,” said Kyle, “I went back to my house and I put on…

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Reflections

Talking Past One Another

Our new website is functioning, but still a work in progress. Meanwhile, I want to note that I’ll be posting frequently on my blog, to include my own occasional ruminations as well as the science or considered opinions of others. I’ll start with a well articulated piece by a guy who is new to me,…

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A dream comes true

A few weeks ago we held the Swim Fest, our annual end-of-summer fundraiser where our Ranchers form swim teams to compete for various trophies and raise money for their winter cruise and other quality of life issues. Swim Fest is low-key and most of our parents come out to cheer on the gang.  I was…

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