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Jun 30 2014

Get Your Ideas All Up in My Business!

Image is a black cat in a suit. Caption says, "We need to think inside all the boxes."

All right, my darlings, it’s now less than two weeks until the day I hang up my shingle, and I haven’t got any idea what name to put on it. Well, I have a few ideas. You may have better ones. Think! Think of names for a store selling all sorts of geology-themed thingies. And …

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Jan 09 2014

Who Loves Me Enough to Help Fund My Christianist Textbook and Creationist Geology Habit?

So, you know how I am: if I haven’t got more irons in the fire than I’ve got fire, I’m not content. Always need to ping between projects like a SuperBall (remember those?) in an octagonal room. Thus, in the midst of Mount St. Helens (new posts already written and coming soon!), and Discovery Park …

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Jun 26 2013

Vote for One of Our Own!

Begin super-sekrit communiqué from our own RQ: I just need your vote, via Twitter or Facebook. As I may or may not have mentioned previously, my choir is planning a trip to Canada in the summer of next year, for the Canadian Latvian Song and Dance Festival (program here, that’s us on July 4th). So, …

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Jun 05 2013

Help Give “Survival of the Fittest” a Right Proper Kick in the Arse

Bebbe chickadee! Too young to walk or fly.

Our own RQ sent me pictures that will make you squee. Isn’t that precious? But wait! There’s more!

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Apr 16 2013

Atheists Giving Aid Accepting Donations for Boston

If you wish to donate, please go here. Only read the first few paragraphs of the request for donations if you’ve got enough tissue to see you through – you’ll probably end up mingling happy and sad tears. Also, Boston Atheists and the Secular Coalition for America (Massachusetts Chapter) has officially co-sponsored this campaign. They …

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Apr 16 2013

Now is the Time When We Come Together

Rage settles to righteous anger. Shock becomes determination. In the aftermath of a disaster, we have our chance to rise to our feet, scrub our faces dry on a sleeve, and roll up those sleeves to get to work. We help heal the wounded, comfort the bereaved, fix the damage, and set things as right …

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Apr 14 2013

Halp! We Need Kittehs for Evelyn!

Misha imitating a boulder in a stream bed.

Our own Dr. Evelyn had quite a scare recently – some asshole broke in to her flat and stole her laptop. She wasn’t harmed, but she’s considerably shaken up and in need of an infusion of kittehs. Send her your cute kitteh photos asap! You can reach her at geokittehs at gmail dot com. We’ll …

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Mar 22 2013

Attention Washington Peeps: Lawyer Recommendations Needed

Some of you may be aware that all is not happy families at my place of business. Now the family is broken, because they decided to fire my manager. Yes, the one who stood by his employees. Yes, the one who had just filed an ethics complaint. And yes, they did it for a reason …

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Mar 08 2013

Crowdsourcing Foundational Freethinkers of Color

Here’s a sad fact: my shelf of pre-1930s freethinkers is overwhelmingly white, male, and Western (WMW). They’re excellent thinkers, of course, but variety is the spice of life. Not to mention, I know that not all freethinkers were WMW. The problem is this: there have been too many periods in history when WMW opinions were …

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Oct 18 2012

One of Our Best Bloggers Needs You

Greta Christina is one of the writers I respect most in the world. She recently became a full-time freelance writer, and it seems the world has been out to get her ever since. Her father died just a few weeks ago – then she was diagnosed with endometrial cancer early this week. It’s not the …

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