Ted Williams's Blog Archive 2006

Heard Around the Nation 5

Selling off the Grand Canyon A word about this regular section: It contains only outrageous, outlandish, and disturbing pontification. Any sensible, progressive, or intelligent statement will be instantly punted into cyberspace. http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=5703

Worst Poem In English?

This is not entirely irrelevant to the subject of this blog in that it deals (somewhat) with natural history--in this case a bird oft encountered by anglers in our West and North. However, I post it out of curiosity and in celebration of the second worst popular

Letter to Dick

A Letter to the Vice President ©2006 by Pat Wray Dick Cheney Vice President United States of America Dear Mr. Vice President: I've been following your unfortunate quail hunting incident in Texas and I want you to know, I don't intend to jump

Bill throws cold water on Cape Wind electricity project

Let's hope this passes. The CapeWind project is an environmental disaster and a public ripoff. http://business.bostonherald.com/businessNews/view.bg?articleid=127565

What You Can See on Feb. 23

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. Winter Birdsong You'll start to hear it throughout most of our nation

Development May Spread Old Pesticides

http://enn.com/today.html?id=9915 Indeed I found this to be the case in Florida's Lake Apopka a few years ago. A sad story, but maybe we learned something. Lessons from Lake Apopka by Ted Williams The fish