This morning, my 2 1/2-year old daughter asked me about telescopes. Beaming.

Yes, John Bolton Really Is That Dangerous

“There are few people more likely to lead the country into war…”

Yikes: I remember Bolton’s terrifying talking head from the bad old Bush days (let’s use this as a reminder not to valorize Bush merely because he wasn’t as bad as Trump).



Pismo Beach, not just for Bugs Bunny anymore.

RIP Stephen Hawking

Lucky enough to be invited to his house for dinner a while back, where he showed off his Presidential Medal of Freedom, presented to him by Obama in 2009.

Giant redwood, Armstrong State Reserve

Golden Gate Bridge