Monthly Archives: February 2015

Schrödinger’s damned cat

Quantum mechanics changed the world… by extinguishing the dream of perfect determinism and mathematical predictability that structured the Newtonian universe.      – Amir Alexander, science and mathematics historian at UCLA and author of the book Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical … Continue reading

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A walk in the winter woods

My beautiful blond wife is more lithe and flexible than I on snowshoes. She falls less frequently, too, but I contend that is because the dogs step on my snowshoes more often than hers, a trick that always sends me … Continue reading

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It happens every spring

People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you want I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.             Rogers Hornsby (1896-1963) Hall of Fame second baseman I love playing this … Continue reading

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We are all suckers for the promise of something that looks greater but turns out to be lesser. The push-up bra, for example. SuperAmmo A beautiful Marlin Model 336 lever-action rifle in .35 Remington caliber resides in the back row … Continue reading

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Hunters and shooters

I prefer the company of those strange characters who stop the hunt for five or ten minutes after each bird is taken so they can tell you how the dog worked, how the bird flushed, which way it flew, how … Continue reading

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