Following DrugMonkey’s lead, here’s the first sentence posted to this site every month in 2011. (I’ve cheated a bit by skipping over boring introductory material in one or two cases.)
- January: Happy New Year, everyone!
- February: My dear Hooker, I was grateful for your very kind wishes; and for the book about the Anoles of the West Indes, which I expect I shall read with much enjoyment.
- March: Plants’ ancient relationship with animal pollinators is pretty crazy, when you think about it.
- April: In which a new technology loses its shine.
- May: What has two thumbs and forgot to submit to the Carnival of Evolution this month? This guy.
- June: Greg Laden hosts this month’s Carnival of Evolution, the monthly compendium of online writing about descent with modification and all its consequences, complications, and controversies.
- July: So counterintuitive, it’s counterfactual.
- August: The latest edition of the Carnival of Evolution, a monthly collection of online writing about evolution and all its ramifications, is online at Sandwalk.
- September: The September issue of the Carnival of Evolution is online now at The End of the Pier Show.
- October: It’s been ages since I posted a recipe, but I’m still doing lots of cooking.
- November: This week at Nothing in Biology Makes Sense, the big science post comes from … me.
- December: Via Scott Chamberlain: A species of ants that lives in and around carnivorous pitcher plants isn’t entirely freeloading.
Hey, I really kept on top of the Carnival of Evolution, eh? I did this last year, too. More quantitative navel-gazing coming in the new year. ◼