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31 December 2014 - Why I Am Leaving Facebook
I originally posted this to Facebook on November 29, 2014 but re-posting here as a way to re-start Anthurian.com. I do not know what this site will turn into or how often I post but the bigger experiment is how long I can away from social media, Facebook especially. Here’s to 2015 and new starts… […]
17 September 2010 - Weird Musings: Evolution and Endangered Species
While watching TV the other night, the host of a video clip show quipped that pandas have now evolved to become so cute that humans can’t help but go “awwwww” when they see them. This got me wondering: are animals in captivity, especially endangered species which are being bred, evolving to become almost entirely reliant […]
27 August 2010 - Depictions of Dinosaurs in Standardized Tests
As with many children, I was always interested in dinosaurs and I have kept that love of paleontology with me as an adult. I’m not a paleontologist but just a run-of-the-mill (35yr old) kid who loves dinos and tries to keep up with current trends in paleontology and evolutionary science. So, naturally, it pains me […]
22 June 2010 - Utica and Cooperstown Brewery Tour (June 19-20, 2010)
Ah June…when a boy’s fancies turn to beer and jam bands. And what better way to celebrate the season than to travel out to Saratoga for Phish concert and stop along at breweries along the way. As we were heading out to Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) for the Phish concert on June 19th, we […]
16 April 2010 - Too many things to read!
While I’m posting this article to the “Historical Perspective” section, I do not know if I’d ever actually posted it to Anthurian. So, while some of the content may be a bit dated (“Firebird”, anyone?!), it’s points are still very relevant and valid for me today. Despite having access to sites like Delicious, I still […]