Archives for December, 2012

Country music week: Day 6

Originally posted on Why Evolution Is True:
One more day to go. “Man of Constant Sorrow” is an old country song, which, according to Wikipedia, was first recorded by Dick Burnett, a “partially blind fiddler from Kentucky.” A later version, recorded in 1928 by Emry Arthur, can be heard here. The song has changed a…

Utah in the Rearview Mirror

Originally posted on Everywhere Once:
Utah may be only the 13th largest U.S. state by area, but within its borders we found diversity enough for an entire continent. Now that we’re leaving this remarkable place, we thought it fitting to spend a moment reflecting on what we saw here. Canyonlands National Park, Utah Without question…