I'm interested in scads of topics, and it seems I'm always running into interesting tidbits. I'd like to share some with you. I promise they'll always have at least a fleeting relevance to the day at hand.
November 17, 2011
At its peak, the Blasket Islands in western Ireland had only about 170 human inhabitants. When the government evacuated the last of them in 1953, there were only 22 people to relocate.