Book Review for Hold the Apocalypse – Pass Me a Scientist Please

How cool is this. Here’s a review of my new book from Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews: Hold the Apocalypse by Bob Lorentson looks at us as “Modern Humans” and shows us what our world has become. But don’t take it too seriously. Even though the subject may be serious, Bob the environmental scientist helps usContinue reading “Book Review for Hold the Apocalypse – Pass Me a Scientist Please”

Hold the Apocalypse – Pass Me a Scientist Please

Well, the deed is done. I just hit the Amazon “Publish” button and released my first book into the world, to join with the other 2,700 books that are self-published every day. (That’s not a misprint.) Like those others, I know that its chances of survival are not on its side. Ordinarily I’d blame globalContinue reading “Hold the Apocalypse – Pass Me a Scientist Please”

Shooting Stars – Good Luck or Good Bye?

Who doesn’t marvel at a shooting star, and wonder what it means?  Some cultures believe a shooting star represents the soul of a new baby falling to earth, or that a soul has been released from purgatory and can finally ascend to heaven.  Some, like seafarers, believe they can predict which way the wind willContinue reading “Shooting Stars – Good Luck or Good Bye?”

Animal Showers – Weather Gone Wild

It doesn’t take a weatherman to know that precipitation can take many forms.  Starting from a slight mist and advancing to a torrential downpour, it can even take on progressively more solid forms when it comes to sleet, snow, hail, or cats and dogs.  I presume those would be frozen cats and dogs.  Or atContinue reading “Animal Showers – Weather Gone Wild”

What’s The Hurry?

If the ozone hole don’t get us then the global warming will, And the odds of doing something are approximately nil. While the scientists are yapping, All the governments are napping, And the CEOs are clapping, STILL, Who really thinks that climate change can kill? ********************************************** While there’s still a drop of oil left, it’sContinue reading “What’s The Hurry?”

A Tipping Point

Anyone checking out my website might well wonder about the seeming contradiction in the site’s title, An Optimist in Dreamland, with its subtitle, Humor for a Doomed Planet.  While I offer a brief explanation on my site’s Welcome page, the full story is that, as an environmental scientist and a professional level daydreamer, I amContinue reading “A Tipping Point”

Book Update

My new book is coming soon! Its titled Hold the Apocalypse – Pass me a Scientist, Please.  I just finished the book description, (you can find it here) which will give you an idea of what its about and the cover artwork is underway. You can read a couple excerpts here on my page.  StayContinue reading “Book Update”