Gene Lewis Perry

If life were like fairy tales, I'd have been devoured by trolls already.

thanks New Yorker

And, after completing the survey, you can enjoy all of the benefits that come with membership – including invitations to special events, private sales and new product announcements. Yes, that’s right.  As part of the “Preferred Subscriber Network,” I can have the privilege of getting more spam.

links for 2009-02-20

Buddhist Temple Built from Beer Bottles : TreeHugger Rescue Flight – Taking to the Skies With the Endangered Whooping Crane – NYTimes.com "At 200 feet, the first pilot, Chris Gullikson, was perfectly visible in his trike’s open cockpit. He was wearing his whooping-crane costume, a white hooded helmet and white gown that looked like a […]

25 random things about me

This is a Facebook meme but I am cross-posting it here. 1. The matter composing my body was formed more than five but less than 14 billion years ago by a fusion reaction occurring at the center of an enormous ball of plasma. 2. When this star ran out of fuel in its core, it […]

humility and the Presidents

A lot has been made recently about connections between Obama and Lincoln, with no little encouragement from Obama himself.  While plenty of these comparisons were overwrought (the media’s perennial obsession with “Team of Rivals” being the worst example), one resemblance does stand out: The most important quality may be humility, which both Obama and Lincoln […]

me in the news

From The Oklahoma Daily: Gene Perry, a member of the Norman Sustainability Network, an organization which seeks to educate Oklahomans about conservation, said he is skeptical of claims that nuclear energy would be cheaper for Oklahomans, and he would rather see money put toward renewable energy resources in Oklahoma. “One major problem is nuclear energy […]

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