Archive for July, 2012
Do you recognize this woman?
Exactly fifty years ago, in the summer of 1962, the New Yorker magazine ran a series of articles written by one of their regular science writers. In September of that year the articles were published as a book. During those few months, articles and book touched off a firestorm. The author was Rachel Carson and […]
This is the first of our original grannytoons. We hope our toons will give you a bit of a chuckle every now and then.
The artists’ mega-quarry protest
Horning’s Mills is a tiny gem of a hamlet, set in rolling farmland, field after field of potatoes scattered with woodlots under a cloudless summer sky. There are other crops, vegetables and strawberries, and a trout farm, but it is the rich dark green of potato plants that seems to cover the earth to the […]