And what I had to say about him, a freak event of six-degrees, and a t-shirt I bought from his website back in 2008.
He numbered his posts, which is where I got my post title system from (he ended at Entry #3198, so I win). He also left his wife, Mrs. Bart, a mortgage she can't pay and asked for his supporters to help her out when he died. You can contribute here.
Early on in the history of The Biomes Blog I asked him how I should approach this new blogging thing. He told me by email to “write what you know and write something new every day”. The Biomes Blog, and my Marine Life Series, wouldn’t have existed without him.
Reuters has a piece on the Pentagon’s inept accounting practices, some of which would be kind of funny if its budget wasn’t $565.8 billion a year, more that the next ten countries combined (including China and Russia).
Because of the snow I headed out to work late. Stopped to get some things to make for dinner, walked out of the store with my bag around my wrist and both hands in my pockets as I walked through ankle deep slush. Slipped on some ice, took a face-dive into a large puddle, said "screw it" and went back home to watch some episodes of The Office.
This was a fun comment thread about which phrases should be banned from the english language. My first thought was “at the end of the day”, and it appeared in the first comment.
Migratory birds fly in a “vee formation” to take advantage of the updraft created by the leading bird.