Tag Archives: Chernobyl

Fukushima–the other shoe dropping six years later

I have eased off on pronouncements on Fukushima over the past year or so. For those of you not following, several reactors went into full meltdown after the town of Fukushima, Japan was hit by a giant tsunami six ¬†years ago (the anniversary is coming up).Every indication is that things are getting worse. Reports from […]

Ukraine nuclear plants facing meltdown?

Several months ago (in April), I wrote about the obstructionist mess in electoral politics in the US leading to a ‘search for a man on horseback‘–the belief that someone like Donald Trump could sweep in on a steed and (metaphorically, one hopes) swing a sword a few times and bring us to a new age […]

Slouching toward veganism

Full disclosure: As I type this, there’s a pound of Virginia farm bacon atop my refrigerator (fully cured, needs no refrigeration). ¬†There’s chicken in my freezer (it was dead first). Eggs sit uncracked in the fridge, next to the cheese and the turkey sausages made with sun-dried tomatoes. The other night I ate at a […]

What if they don’t plan to tell us? A Halloween tale

I’m sure it has something to do with the time of year, but I’ve been thinking about nightmarish things lately. And most of them are real things. Even the debt ceiling/government shutdown debacle is something of a joke when you think about it. Yes, it would be… embarrassing if the US defaulted and bad things […]