Category Archives: Microbes
A gray fox swaggered across University Ave this morning, its bushy tail bouncing as it trotted. It was headed to the patch of woodland behind Otey Parish Hall and the Duck River Electric building. I’ve seen fox scat on the … Continue reading
This old piece of pine lumber (the stub end of a two-by-four) has been devoured by termites. The rest of our garage has been spared their attentions, so far. A weighty block has turned to crumbly paper. The insects responsible … Continue reading
Our experience of the world is mediated through stories. Stories (also called theories by those who need a patina of scientific respectability) tell us how the world came to be, how it works, and what its fundamental rules are. Once … Continue reading
Steam emerging from this fresh pile of goat bedding compost hints at the intense activity of the microbes within.