THE PERIPHERY What's in a (Native American) Name?
October 31st, 2013
Over the last few centuries, I watched Earthlings from Europe conquer and settle the lands now called North and South America. The humans already living there were killed, enslaved... Posted on 10/31/13 at 9:36 AM
STAFF BLOG ASTRO BOB Nova Delphini 2013 - a white dwarf with a yearn to burn
It's official. The new nova has been christened Nova Delphini 2013. Even better, it's brightened since discovery. Last night a group of stargazers and I saw the pale yellow star with ease through th... Posted on 8/15/13 at 10:43 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Bullying bill OK'd
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey
Minnesota schools would be forced to adopt policies against bullying under a bill Minnesota representatives passed 72-57 Monday night.
Every kid deserves to wake up in... Posted on 5/6/13 at 6:10 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Up the Mountain
I had a decision to make. After the small-town experiences in Henan province, was I going to travel north to sight-see the Longmen Caves? There, centuries ago, Buddhist monks decorated hundreds of cav... Posted on 8/11/12 at 7:36 AM
ALL ABOUT FOOD Pumpkin Pie? No, thank you.
A custard-like mixture of pureed pumpkin, eggs, seasonal spices, sugar and cream makes its way to the dinner table in many homes in America on Thanksgiving Day. I'll pass on that, thank you.
It's not... Posted on 11/23/11 at 7:15 AM
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