21. No change to report. This batch got smarter than the other apes and then stopped dead. I think we should drop them.
22. There might be some hints of progress here, but I'm probably imagining things because I want to see it. Hope springs eternal in the Martian gazorninplat and all that.
Or, if 100,000 years is too big to imagine, think of it in 10,000 year increments - hundreds of them since the Laetoli footprints - with no change. That is, if grant money for Martian academics survives that many disappointments.
335. Worst career choice ever, studying humans. Mother told me to go into retail and I should've listened.