Daily Archives: February 6, 2018

Tout – verb – attempt to sell (something), typically by pestering people in an aggressive or bold manner.

Tout   verb   1.  attempt to sell (something), typically by pestering people in an aggressive or bold manner.     September 28, 2011 – Maryland – PG police tout crime drop after summer initiative   March 19, 2015 – Ohio – Leaders tout Southfield’s 70 percent drop in violent crimes  … Read more »

Them and their Illuminist Bird-Counter Buddies

“You know my method. It is founded upon the observation of trifles.” Sherlock Holmes, from “The Bascombe Valley Mystery“, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1891         It’s February, 2018, and Nature is booming and burgeoning to a level not seen in my lifetime. Since that statement directly… Read more »

The breaking of the Great Artificial Drought and the global news blackout surrounding it

“Everyone begins as a child by liking Weather. You learn the art of disliking it as you grow up. Noticed it on a snowy day? The grown-ups are all going about with long faces, but look at the children – and the dogs? They know what snow’s made for.” C.S…. Read more »