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WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • A hippie doctor called Brilliant. • What he learned in an ashram in India. • From an ashram to combating smallpox. • The eradication of smallpox forever.

A DOCTOR CALLED BRILLIANT. I awoke last Saturday to hear on the radio a doctor being interviewed on the New Dimensions program on NPR. He had written a memoir called “Sometimes Brilliant”, and I thought What an ego!… More

WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The latest on fracking and earthquakes in Oklahoma. • The role of Oklahoma’s government in dealing with this problem. • Keys to problem-solving: diversity and collaboration.

THE GOVERNOR IS MARY FALLIN. THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT IS MICHAEL TEAGUE. Wait…..Energy and Environment together??? These two are usually on opposite sides of the fence……often fighting each other.… More

WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • God’s role in creation…. four models. • Which model reflects your position? • Learn how to relate to others and their positions on creation-evolution.

A FULL-SIZE REPLICA OF NOAH’S ARK HAS BEEN BUILT IN KENTUCKY, and is now open for tourists. By full-size I mean the length of the ark is 170 yards (one and a half football fields), and its height is 7 stories.… More

  WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • How were the dinosaur feathers discovered? • How old was the dinosaur? • How did feathers come about?

A PIECE OF AMBER ABOUT THE SIZE OF A DRIED APRICOT was purchased by a Chinese scientist called Xing Lida in a Myanmar market. An inclusion in the amber looked like part of a plant, but was actually the tail of a theropod dinosaur, covered with feathers.… More

WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • What is an Isaiah angel? • Do you know folks who are Isaiah angels? • Please hold up Staci Clubine who is an Isaiah angel going through a very rough time.

I HAVE DRAWN MANY TIMES ON WISDOM, HOPE, AND INSPIRATION FROM THE BIBLE. But I was surprised by what I found recently in the book of Isaiah, chapter 58.… More

WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • A pub in Ireland • Hammered by an evolution website. • Does it have to be a choice?

I AM A SCIENTIST. I have spent my career doing R&D on a variety of topics: from cosmic rays to fracking to coalbed methane to shale-gas-oil. I also believe in God. For this, I have been laughed at once (in Australia many years ago).… More

BELOW IS A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE BOOK. (Hint: Click to enlarge any image, then back-arrow to return to blog article).

My new novel, called Fracman, is about fracking and shale-oil-gas and earthquakes. The story is about two oilfield careers: an older, cavalier risk-taker called Jordan, who is contrasted with a younger risk-averse conservative named Kelly. After many workplace incidents of tension and clash between the engineers, who are thrust together to work on fracking wells, the story turns into a romance as they strive to settle their differences, which include her Christian beliefs.… More

WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Where is Kangaroo Island? • Women slaves. • Photos of amazing animals and birds. • Scenery highlights of my trip. • The island of the dead — aboriginal history.

Sydney Harbor, Great Barrier Reef, Ayers Rock (now called Uluru), Kangaroo Island…….top spots when the Europeans and Japanese visit Australia. But wait…….Kangaroo Island ????

To see the Island in its full beauty, click on an image to enlarge it.… More

WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • What’s a perfect storm doing down under? • Unbelievable impact of the storm.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA, IS A STATE LARGER IN AREA THAN TEXAS, but with far less population – just 1.7 million. And it’s a dry state…..three quarters of the state gets less than 10 inches of rain per year. This week the state experienced a perfect storm — the biggest storm in 50 years.… More

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