I'm now back to checking out the blog -- at least comments people have submitted. So, please take a look at:
Stephen L. at Verifying Forecasts 1
William at Verifying Forecasts 2 (two comments)
Horatio Algernon on Kids are Scientists
Bayesian Bouffant, FCD on Kids are Scientists (giving us a link to a 10 year old who discovered a supernova!)
jyyh on Evolving Thoughts
I'll be posting original material myself shortly. William's discussion is prompting a separate post or two. There is an interesting to me point involved, which is helpful for many things in pursuing science regardless of topic. Namely: What is your object of study? How do you know?
Hope everybody had a good winter solstice (December 21), holiday season, new year, and perihelion (January 3). We're now moving away from the sun and those of us in the northern hemisphere are seeing more light. (Itself a point important to long term -- tens of thousands of years -- climate.)
My wrist has been recovering pretty well, as these things go. Unfortunate, that does not mean complete recovery 2 months after surgery. But the physical therapy is going ok (as these things go) and I can now type fairly normally.