less often but not less brilliant

  JUNE 2011

The fatigue produced on the muscles of the human frame does not altogether depend on the actual force employed in each effort, but partly on the frequency with which it is exerted.

Charles Babbage

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Our Nation's Capital:

A Video Travelogue
by F. Gordon Shinks

The Sapping of the Will

You may have noticed lately, if you are the kind of person who pays attention to these things( ...more)

M ister Backyard and the Magic of Mid-Summer's Eve

One of the most exciting things that happen this month is The Summer Solstice.( ...more)

An Animal Story

Diane was a raccoon with a problem. It seems that she was forever losing her keys.( ...more)

Spring Cleaning Your Language

Springtime is a time of renewal and there is no better time to renew your acquaintance with the English language.( ...more)