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WHAT SEVERE ILLNESS MEANS TO OTHERS

  Under the category of ‘Who Knew’, severe illness opens the door to compassion. And it’s not all about you.   Talk between cancer survivors is one thing; talk between a cancer survivor and someone untouched launches other topics. Some survivors are good listeners, others see the open door and rush right through.   That […]

OREGON COAST, EARTH SCIENCE, MO’S WEST ON DAY AFTER EARTH DAY

Oregon coast part of living planet until it drops on you Earth science is easier at the Oregon coast. See the sideways tree? They don’t grow sideways on purpose. Something happened. Less theory, more practical evidence. We departed early Sunday and drove North to Newport. The first site has exposures of the early Miocene Nye […]

SCIENCE, HISTORY, OREGON’S BOOMER BLOGGER

Boomerpdx: Where science and history collide.   Science and history carry the weight of understanding our common roots. First science, then history. Why? The early people didn’t read or write. By the time their remains were discovered in the fossil strata enough people made the connections. Look at those skulls. Do you see a Darth […]

THE AVATAR XPRIZE NEXT DOOR

Winners of Avatar Xprize: You, an Avatar, or both? BoomerPdx Insider Andy Collen of Happy Trials Animation broke the Avatar Xprize news. From Andy’s linkedin post, “The Future Is Avatars:” Just this month I have had the privilege of working on Avatar XPRIZE, innovation designed to unite science, technology and entertainment for the greater good. […]