June 29, 2012 - I had a chance to spend a couple of days in Seattle recently. Its prosperity was remarkable. Downtown and in its neighbo...
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One Big Mall

June 27, 2012 - I took this picture last week in Lewiston, Idaho, a town sufficiently remote from any large city to qualify as a genuine...
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Falling for a Baseball Team

June 15, 2012 - American writers have a tendency to gush about baseball. It's not enough that a 19th-Century childhood game has somehow...
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Edward O. Wilson, Leaf-Cutter Ants, and Free Will

June 07, 2012 - I made the picture above a few years ago in Panama. It shows a column of leaf-cutter ants marching through a rain forest...
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