The Fossil Blog
Become an informed fossil when you follow our founder's blog, the place for fun and news on natural history,
dinosaur-ish discoveries, and the ancient world that we baby boomers call home.
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Mar 01, 2020
The ageism that permeates our society--evidenced by words like "dinosaur," "fossil," and "old school"--are assumed to be pejoratives. I take that as a challenge, and have appropriated these slurs to combat age discrimination. We can transform the cultural landscape by proclaiming our prehistoric values as good and worthy of preservation.
Feb 06, 2019
I first came across the jewelry of Gurhan more than a decade ago, when a double-strand gold and black-diamond necklace caught my eye at Harrod’s, in London. Uncomplicated. Subtle, yet striking.
Jul 31, 2018
Jun 21, 2018
Our digital age forces us to gain access to customer service through the internet. The frustration mounts with each successive non-answer. Insist on talking to a human if you're caught in the prison of electronic exchanges. It's individually empowering. Dinosaurs demand their dignity.
As a self-proclaimed dinosaur, I applaud women of the great- and grandmother generation who assert their confident sense of chic on Instagram and elsewhere, where they strut designer gear and original combinations of stylish attire.