Reading “Sapiens”: Extinction

One of the books I’m reading now is “Sapiens” by Yuval Noah Harari. To be precise, listening to the the audiobook version.

While I occasionally could use a reference for this or that statement, and often feel depressed reading this, it’s a mind-twistingly fascinating read.

For instance.

Continue reading “Reading “Sapiens”: Extinction”

Advertisements

About Ideal Jobs and Tripping There

A couple of weeks ago, Amanda Palmer released a half an hour documentary called “Bride Tripping” on her Patreon page.  Most of it is based on the footage taken with a hand held camera on a road trip in 1999.

About 7 and a half minutes into the movie, Continue reading “About Ideal Jobs and Tripping There”

Train Robbery, Rainbows, Unicorns, and Flying Object Sightings

At the beginning of my current sabbatical I wrote that I would ride trains to some of my destinations.  I did.

When I went to the Grand Canyon several weeks ago, for the last leg of my journey, I took a Grand Canyon Railway train from Williams, AZ to Grand Canyon Village. Continue reading “Train Robbery, Rainbows, Unicorns, and Flying Object Sightings”