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Entries by David Horton from 05/2008

If a Sparrow Falls

| Posted 05.06.2008 | Healthy Living

A recent post by Mayhill Fowler attracted a lot of attention in relation to the race for Democratic nomination in Pennsylvania. But I was struck by so...

Just like money in the bank

| Posted 05.12.2008 | Politics

When I was a young fellow a few decades ago (oh, all right, half a century plus) I greatly desired a model train. No money in a very poor family for s...

Costs nothing to be civil

| Posted 05.17.2008 | Politics

The rulers of Burma, and Zimbabwe, have recently made sure, if there was a shred of doubt remaining, that they don't run civilized countries. And they...

Animal crackers

| Posted 05.24.2008 | Politics

I was re-reading a book (Steve Jones "In the blood") the other day that I first read a decade ago. I came to two sentences that I had obviously read t...

No Going Back

| Posted 05.31.2008 | Healthy Living

Beautiful mind, Stephen Hawking. Saw a question from him the other day - if there is life elsewhere in the universe, why haven't we stumbled across al...