Thursday, October 8


Hand washing is not enough to stop H1N1 ~ link

• Our son Kent teaches English at Chinju National University of Education in Jinju, South Korea. And he says that the students there just voted to go on strike for a week -- protesting something about job security or salary for graduates (details are lost in translation). At least they didn't vote to strike for a whole semester. That was apparently an option.

• I had some really sweet Asian papaya at the monthly meeting of the Arizona Rare Fruit Growers Association -- sweetest that I've had before. I was able to bring home a dozen seeds.

• The activities which make the most noise and generate the most hype rarely matter much in the overall scheme of things.

The Phoenix Fire Department has one of the best government sponsored Twitter feeds -- always something educational or interesting. ~ link

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