December 6, 2018 RSS feed / Opinions

Want your spirits lifted? Visiting the zoo and going to a church can do the trick

A fellow explained to me the other day the difference between a city zoo and a country zoo.  “In a city zoo,” he said, “they have the names of the animals on signs with the Latin names underneath. More...

What matters most is making a contribution

GAINESVILLE – Having had a career affiliated with sports, I am keenly aware that there are plentiful rewards for those who succeed, but not everybody wins the prize; not everybody has a partnership with longevity. More...

ACROSS THE SAVANNAH

Grandma’s Singer sewing machine

Back around 1965 a fashion craze swept through high school. Cranberry, button-down shirts emerged as “the” shirt to have, and like other young bucks I had to have one. Nothing’s worse than being a teenager out of step with fashion. More...

Book Review

Dunbar

Dunbar is the latest in Ho­garth Press’ reinterpretations of Shakespeare’s plays by current best-selling, acclaimed (not necessarily the same thing) novelists. More...

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Regulating fish populations

Population dynamics is basically the change in numbers, composition, and biomass of a given environment. Compositional changes may include size structure, age, or species. More...