Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Eastern Sierras, Bodie, and Mono Lake

Yesterday a major urban fire broke out in Reno, Nevada, where I live. My husband Joe and I were already planning to visit his family over Thanksgiving, so we packed quickly, took a few things that we really didn’t want … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Science | Leave a comment

What We Owe the Men and Women Who Serve

Today, November 10, is the anniversary of the creation of the U.S. Marine Corps. I didn’t know that. Elizabeth Moon, a science fiction and fantasy writer I know, posted about it on her newsgroup at SFFNet. In addition to being … Continue reading

Posted in Culture | Leave a comment

Ding, Dong, Rove Digital is Dead! And EstHost! And EstDomains! ;)

Today the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced the takedown of a major cybercrime organization, known among antispam activists as Rove Digital. The FBI surprisingly gave significant credit to a number of other organizations, including Estonian police and several … Continue reading

Posted in Internet, Security, Spam | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment