Daily Archives: January 26, 2021

On The Ports Of The Red Sea

Sometimes I have an interest in odd things, and one of those things is ports. Ports are cities that are on bodies of water that provide access to the inexpensive transportation of people and goods through ships. The Red Sea … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Echidna: Australia’s Enigma

The Echidna: Australia’s Enigma, by Dr. Peggy Rismiller As is often the case in books like this, this volume is not only about the echidna and what an odd animal it happens to be, but also about the author, because … Continue reading

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Book Review: Echidnas (World’s Weirdest Animals)

Echidnas (World’s Weirdest Animals), by Marcia Zappa One of the things that is not well understood is that weirdness is generally a sign of the oddness of creators, as opposed to the dull uniformity that comes from emergent processes lacking … Continue reading

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Book Review: Echidnas

Echidnas, by Lola M. Schaefer This book about echidnas is part of a series about tiny-spiny animals. And if an animal belonged in the category of tiny and spiny, it was certainly the obscure echidna, which is my second favorite … Continue reading

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