Monthly Archives: February 2009

The sacred field

For many biologists the field is sacred.  The field is an alternate reality.  The field is rarely a field and the less like one, the better.  The field is too frequently a roadside and sometimes underwater.  The field means unexpectedly … Continue reading

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Job

I have a part time job.  I cover a large area that is very difficult to manage.  If I do my job well you can’t really tell where I have been or what I have done.  Hmmm.  My supervisor said … Continue reading

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A vague, mauve bagel.

There once was a vague, mauve bagel.  He was a blueberry bagel, but he didn’t know it.  He had spent his life squished up against a couple of cheese bagels, and so assumed he was cheese too.  He could have … Continue reading

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A tail tale.

Wob was no stereotypical shark.  He looked a bit like a carpet and his friends walked all over him.  This was in shark contrast to Great White who didn’t take any bull from anyone except the bull sharks who couldn’t … Continue reading

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