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Dinky Pluto loses its status as planet

“It’s disappointing in a way, and confusing,” said Patricia Tombaugh, the 93-year-old widow of Pluto discoverer Clyde Tombaugh. “I don’t know just how you handle it. It kind of sounds like I just lost my job,” she said from Las Cruces, N.M. “But I understand science is not something that just sits there. It goes on. Clyde finally said before he died, ‘It’s there. Whatever it is. It is there.’”…

Going Solo

The computer was how I wrote! My attachment was dangerous as it now threatened to derail my progress on numerous projects, not the least of which was a manuscript I hoped to finish editing by the end of August. Losing time seemed impossible. I had to push through and figure out a way to adapt, to change the way I was working. I had to challenge my fixed thinking about…

New Evidence Calls PDK School Choice Poll into Question

PDK Question (n=500) “Do you favor or oppose allowing students and parents to choose a private school to attend at public expense?” Results: 37% Favor 55% Oppose 5% Neither Favor or Oppose 2% Don’t Know/Refused Adjusted Question (n=500) “Do you favor or oppose allowing students and parents to choose any school, public or private, to attend using public funds?? Results: 60% Favor 33% Oppose 5% Neither Favor or Oppose 2%…