Category Archives: Wild things

An afternoon with a painting, an non-painter and Penn & Teller

We escaped. My buddy K.D. and I took a few hours off life on a Thursday afternoon and went to see ‘Tim’s Vermeer’. Our escape took us first to Montgomery Cinema, a small old fashioned movie theater in a strip-mall … Continue reading

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סרטים ישראלים לצפייה בבית

ISRAEL FILM CENTER STREAM–  sign up to watch Israeli films & television.         http://www.israelfilmcenter.org/STREAM is an initiative of the Israel Film Center at The JCC in Manhattan, a leading resource for Israeli film, expanding Israel’s emerging film … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage! Traveling to the middle of the ocean.

This summer I will away on a 5 week oceanographic research cruise in the North Atlantic, between the Azores to Iceland.  We will study an ecologically important microscopic marine plant, or phytoplankton, Emiliania huxleyi. This species forms large blooms in … Continue reading

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For the birds

When the little green table was placed near the big living room window, kindergartener Sky and her younger brother Happy (not their real names) were able to look outside and watch the birds while eating breakfast. The two kids ate … Continue reading

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Meet Bob, my new pet

Bob, my new black swallowtail caterpillar, was born a few days ago on a dill plant in my garden. When i first found her she was less than 1cm long and looked like this: I named her Bob, after Mork’s … Continue reading

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