The access code doesn’t actually come with the ebook??

Guess it’s time to raise the Jolly Roger.

Class field trip. Witnessed a red-tailed catch a bat right outta the sky!

I usually feel justified to write about certain things only after they’ve passed, or there’s been some definitive checkpoint. As they’re happening, there’s only capricious thoughts and feelings.

There’s a few certain things going on right now.

You are amazing.


My new prison room has some fine window light.

  • Dr. G: Why study natural history?
  • Jason: I like animals.
  • Dr. G: Right?!

We live in strange times.

We also live in strange places: each in a universe of our own. The people with whom we populate our universes are the shadows of whole other universes intersecting with our own. Being able to glance out into this bewildering complexity of infinite recursion and say things like, “Oh, hi, Ed! Nice tan. How’s Carol?” involves a great deal of filtering skill for which all conscious entities have eventually to develop a capacity in order to protect themselves from the contemplation of the chaos through which they seethe and tumble. So give your kid a break, okay?

— Extract from Practical Parenting in a Fractally Demented Universe