The Roman Empire and the Indian Ocean: the ancient world economy & the kingdoms of Africa, Arabia, & India, by Raoul McLaughlin. 4.5 out of 5 stars. There are some bits that are repeated between chapters on different kingdoms Continue reading
Well, nothing caught fire, Continue reading
Given the chance, lightning will strike twice. Electricity follows the path of least resistance Continue reading
This evening, Roommate and I are having our Thanksgiving spaghetti.
Right. This requires a bit of explanation. Continue reading
Contrary to what you may have heard in kindergarten, it’s not always easy, safe, or even possible to put things back where you found them. Just ask the anoles that keep joyriding on my car. Continue reading
A while back I ran across someone’s claim that just about every edible plant on the face of the planet that could be eaten, has been eaten. That over the course of human history we’ve nibbled, Continue reading
People do politics. It’s human nature, unfortunately. Get three people into the same room, sooner or later two of them Continue reading
Sometimes it’s the very little things that count.
Ask most people what they think of when they hear the word sand, Continue reading
Here’s a slippery little beastie; neither official canon nor a fandom semi-consensus of fanon. Headcanon is a writer’s own personal explanation Continue reading