Review of Cixin Liu’s “The Dark Forest”

I reviewed Cixin Liu’s “The Three Body Problem” awhile ago.  For someone who is not from the East and did not grow up in China I found Cixin Liu’s book refreshing.  His technical knowledge is far beyond mine, he is a computer engineer and more, but he explains the theories in a way most peopleContinue reading “Review of Cixin Liu’s “The Dark Forest””

Rita Walker (Blog Thirty-one):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

As they drive to the airport the driver puts on the news.   Along with the unusual heatwave Rita hears about a disturbance along the Queen Charlotte Fault near Tasu. 

The heat outside the airport is so hot Rita asks Marlo to help her carry Kanayago ins

Rita Walker (Blog Thirty):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

Rita Walker (Blog Thirty):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris Nine Haida Elders got together in 1998 to create the Skidegate Haida Immersion Program (SHIP) to save and continue the Skidegate dialect (HIGaagilda Xaayda Kil).  Vehicle Air-conditioning has become more environmentally friendly since the European Union’s decision to ban HFC-134a in 2011.  (References at theContinue reading “Rita Walker (Blog Thirty):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-nine):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

It’s unusually warm for autumn and Zsofia had asked Rita to bring her class to Victoria Park in Kitchener.

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-eight):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

“Get away from me!” Rita hears the man named Norm cry out.  She also hears a very faint buzzing sound. 

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-seven):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

It’s Saturday evening and she’s parked outside the new Grand River Conservation Area headquarters on Jennings Road near the Oakhill Cemetery.  

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-five):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

In the morning before her class, Rita watches the news.  An 8.5 magnitude earthquake had sent a tsunami into the Haida Gwaii west shoreline. 

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-three):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

After her last lecture Rita tried to research Kanetic Reusable Batteries and whether it has a parent company but to no avail. 

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-two):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-two):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris I made an open bin with plywood to throw in food scraps, dog poop and occasionally leaves.  Every so often I throw soil on top.  Over the years when I turned the mixture over with a shovel I found it full of earthworms and thatContinue reading “Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-two):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris”

Rita Walker (Blog Twenty-one):  By Dan Watt and Taylor Norris

Leaving a part of herself inside the factory to become a chipmunk has drained Rita.  She barely made it home because she was shaking so bad.