Tag Archives: Europe

A French Toast to Serendipitous Living

Some years ago, a splendid, incisive article about the French culture appeared in a coffee table magazine written by an American woman who’d lived in Paris for 20 years or so, having married a Parisian and raised children there. Having … Continue reading

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Protected: European Sojourn – Spontaneous Concinnity 2016

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Recovery: Wolf family returns to California with Pups

Five wolf pups and their parents were photographed in Northern California recently. The last confirmed wolf living in California was more than 90 years ago in 1924. (One  wolf,the famous wolf OR7, visited California in 2011.) Wild wolves historically inhabited … Continue reading

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Its in his Arrgh

I lived in Europe for a while teaching several subjects including English and French. In my experience listening to people with languages from different cultures – the “R” is the most difficult sound to get right – in many languages. … Continue reading

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Understanding Radioactivity Harm Thresholds (in plain English)

Do you understand the nuclear radioactivity levels resulting from the Japanese nuclear plant crisis? Can you figure out how much radioactivity is dangerous? This article explains the three major ways radioactivity is measured, to help you compare the numbers reported … Continue reading

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Radioactivity Explained – Harm Thresholds (in plain English)

Curies, Becquerels, Grays, Sieverts, rad, rem, roentgen . . . Can you explain the meaning of nuclear radiation levels from the Japanese nuclear meltdown crisis? Can you figure out how much radioactivity is dangerous? This article explains the three major … Continue reading

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