Category Archives: weirdness

Unearthly San Luis Valley, where “the veil is thin”

The San Luis Valley – stretching from Taos, New Mexico to Salida, Colorado – is home to the Great Sand Dunes, the Blanca Massif, the birthplace of Jack Dempsey, and more “high strangeness” than you’re likely to find anywhere else in the world. This week, we dip deep into the weird.

The concealed genius of Michael Weber

You’ve never heard of Michael Weber, but he is always the smartest person in the room, and the most remarkable person I’ve ever met. A brief excursion into magic, mind-reading, and an amazing talent who fiercely masks his genius.

Science on (and over) the edge – Three geniuses with guts

A personal tribute to Francis Crick, David Bohm, and John Mack for risking their careers stretching the envelope of science: directed panspermia, the implicate order, and alien encounters.

Crazy Contrails over midcoast Maine – the followup report

What were all those weird contrails doing over us Friday, April 25? I dug into a bit, and came up with… well, it’s worth taking a look.

Mixed Grill, Chemtrails over the Midcoast?, and a great Bloody Mary

A sampling of offbeat and funny moments on the road, a spooky sky over the Midcoast with contrails going every whichaway, and a perfectly healthy and delicious Bloody Mary recipe.

Contact!, SETI, the “Wow” Signal of ’77, wild and weird New Mexico

What is New Mexico, anyway? A kind of sprawling “grand opera” of science, mystery, ancient tradition, and persistent puzzlement – seen through the lenses of wild-eyed physicists, dedicated astronomers, legions of New Agers and light-workers, centuries-old Spanish, Pueblo, and nomadic Indian cultures…

Perfect pea soup — some Downeast directions, and crazy-*ss “coincidences”

A delicious pea soup recipe, Margaret checks in with memories of Theo Blake giving directions to out-of-state drivers, and two completely off-the-wall, crazy-making coincidences in my life that make you wonder if they’re *just* a coincidence. The jury’s still out…

Real New Mexican Green Chile Stew – Schrödinger’s Cat on Skis

Authentic New Mexican Green Chile Stew – an easy-to-organize party for your tastebuds! And an excursion into quantum weirdness at Ski Rio in far northern New Mexico.