Category Archives: Geology

Geologic Time and Human Time Intersect in California

Geologists measure time in ‘periods’ and ‘eras’ lasting millions of years. Our current period is The Quaternary Period that began somewhat less than 2 million years ago. Beginning in the Paleozoic Era (544 to 245 million years ago) and ending … Continue reading

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Quick! What’s the Ninth Largest Country in Area?

Wrong! (Probably). Why am I asking you this? Because a few months ago, while visiting Johannes & Anna in Uppsala, Eva and I met a married couple who came to Sweden a number of years ago, one from Moscow and … Continue reading

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