Daily Archives: July 21, 2010

Don’t Know Nuthin’ About Birthin’ No (Goat) Babies

Tomorrow we begin the obstetric countdown to goat birthing. This is only our second time ’round with this, and while I’m less nervous than last time (way more nervous than the actual goats, though), I’m still a little worried. Mostly about Selene, who after her bout with meningeal parasite last year has some residual weakness in her back legs. Although she gets along great, can still jump on the stanchion, etc… and is a fine milker, I’m worried she’ll have trouble delivering.

Well, now I know where to get goats …

Visit Rebecca Skloot’s New Site

As many of you know, I moved my blog Culture Dish yesterday from ScienceBlogs, where it’s been the past few years. As Carl Zimmer pointed out in his post about PepsiGate and the many bloggers who relocated, moving a blog is no small undertaking. Fortunately, I have a rockstar web designer who created this blog here yesterday and transferred my old Culture Dish archives to this site. …


The strike is still on, and what you can do about it

I think the strike is still on. One of the problems we have around here is communication, and it is not just between management and bloggers. Nobody tells me anything. But another problem we have around here is patience. So I’ll try to be patient.

In the meantime, I continue to blog at my old site, and here are a few recent non-trivial installments you may find interesting:

Can you train an adult brain?
(An actual science post!)

Web Reactions to #SbSTRIKE (Humor, tragedy)

Learning the Bash Shell
(A repost to keep you amused, if you are into this sort of thing)