What Are They Hiding: EPA tells employees to keep quiet

EPA Imposes Gag Rule on its Employees: “ Bush Greenwatch Print Page The Bush administration is noted for its strict control of “leaks” to the press and its discipline regarding perceived acts of dissent. Now, President Bush’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has ordered its staff to “refrain from answering” questions from the news media, according…

The Volcano Your Own Backyard

So there was a big earthquake in Parkfield, earthquake capital of the world and Mt. St. Helens is rumbling again but the real place everyone SHOULD be watching is here. This is a faulted, highly volcanic are with cinder cones, lava flows, and calderas. This is the stuff that give geologists woodies. Geologically speaking, the…

Mac’s and dead Mic’s

Well damn. I was working on getting an environment set up for podcasting last night when my mic went out. It’s old. It’s a piece of crap so I went out and got a new one. Worked great. I skyped a couple of friends and we chatted for a while. When I went to podcast…

Sick Kids

The little guy woke up extra early this morning vomiting and with a high fever. Not good considering we were just all getting well after an “end of summer headcold” that just about everyone here in the Central Valley gets. Nothing some Childrens Advil, some coffee (for me), and a trip to the pediatrician won’t…