Living on Earth, the public radio program on which announcers discuss, in sonorous voices, matters such as the problem of the overabundance of non-native starlings in the Northwest and the earth-conscious preparations of bee populations for the coming of winter. All is well but all is not well. ("If only we could get those darned starlings to go back home, somewhere in Europe, where they belong! Sigh.... Well, at least the peregrine falcons will prosper. ... [pause] ... Next week, our program on a special kind of vegetarianism: one farmer who decided that he and his family don't need meat or leather.")
Friday, September 12, 2003
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P.S. The pedant in me thought you might want to know.
P.P.S. Isn't the title of Jayaraman's article delicious?
Monday, September 08, 2003
I am watching a program on the building of the World Trade Center. I look forward to September 11 with dread. (The weather is almost as beautiful now as it was on the original September 11.) I hope that the building of the replacement for the Twin Towers begins next summer. That will be a glorious sight.