given my apparent inordinate fondness for colons. Despite my (clearly fictitious) loathing of auto-metabloggery, I’m going to jump on the whole first sentence of each month meme-wagon ‘coz well…I suppose I like self analysis as much as the next typer. So here are the first lines (or so) from the first microecos post of each month in 2007:
...it’s a squirrel?
Forget about vertebrates: the salamanders that I could not find in Amador County were heavily outweighed by the arthropods that I did.
I wasn’t even aware that I actually knew any dirty limericks, but when I saw this PLoS One paper one popped from the depths of my subconscious like a roach emerging from beneath a rock:
Apologies for all of the accumulated leaf litter around here.
Perhaps some important linking source has expired?
A few days ago, in the post about vampire bat breath, I pondered: Oh those stable istopists what will they drop into the mass spec next??
Boneyard #5 is up at The Ethical Palaeontologist (oh, fine. I plugged that extra vowel in).
Something about the cover of Carl Zimmer’s new book looks a tad familiar…
Waiting in the lobby of the Austin Hilton, I glanced at my feet.
Web 2.0: boon or deathtrap for middling talent?
Well, I suppose we known the answer to that last question at least…