I am busy with a new arrival, a daughter born yesterday, so I'm sending you to the blogroll to the right. (Apparently, it's a time of miracles in other places, too.) Also, you can read the tributes to opera singer Robert Merrill. As one comes in, another goes out.story is absolutely amazing, the discovery in Indonesia of skeletons of a small pre-Homo sapiens cousin of our species.
SF Opera's Carmen (Ginger Costa-Jackson)
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