Paleo’s Moons

Paleo’s Moons

(First published in Arcadia Magazine – March 2, 2015) Thirty centuries have passed since ‘Paleo’, a Stone Age chef, cave painter and storyteller chronicled the earliest human foods. The following are interpretations of her paleoliths of the first known instance...
The Lotus Eaters

The Lotus Eaters

(First published June 25, 2014 in theNewerYork) Dinosaurs dug flowers. Probably by the ton.  How do we know this? We don’t.  But recent revelations that flowering plants existed a hundred million years before previously thought, demands contemplation. Dinosaurs were...
The Paleo Diet

The Paleo Diet

(First published in Dark Matter Journal, Summer 2014 Issue #5) The Paleo Diet is the hottest thing since sliced bread. No thanks to a cliché as old as prehistory itself, which has brutish cave dwellers gnawing on hunks of unrecognizable quivering, bloody meats, in the...
Alive and Kickin’

Alive and Kickin’

Wildlife has a ways to go to keep their survival skills sharp.  Here in Florida, all outdoor animals wake up running.  It’s a hard life for most species.  Every critter is someone else’s lunch, and they act like it.  But with just a step or two more up the...
The Chicken’s Egg

The Chicken’s Egg

From the BBC: ‘The age old question, what came first the chicken or the egg, has been answered.   Researchers in England say  the answer was in the way the shell is formed.   They say a key protein used to make the shell can only be produced inside a chicken. ...