As a native Floridian, I've listened for years to the hubbub about saving the sea turtles. It just wasn't on my radar until I spent last week on the beach on Longboat Key. The shore was lined with the protected nests and I became fascinated. A subsequent visit to Mote Marine Research Lab & Aquarium was an "Aha" experience and for the first time, I realized why people are so passionate about the subject. It’s amazing how understanding brings facts to life.
“We can only sense that in the deep and turbulent recesses of the sea are hidden mysteries far greater than any we have solved.” … [Read More...]
I love my car. I've driven the same model for years - updating to a newer version of the RX 300 vehicle when necessary. I drive a Lexus and appreciate how dependable and comfortable it is. But there's one thing I've noticed about all Lexus vehicles - they have very sensitive gauges that trigger warning lights at the least little provocation. The downside of this is I've become accustomed to warning lights popping on and off and tend to ignore them.
A gauge is a means of estimating or judging; it's a criterion; a way of knowing if systems are working correctly. Some gauges, if not getting a … [Read More...]