After 6 days chasing a 3 year old all over Jackson County, I'm ready for some quality porch time. Sophie's fun... in a challenging way... but she's another proof of the theory that grandparents have the best job....
At the end of the day, they leave it to mom and dad and take a nap.
The natural progression of technological development would take alien life through a lengthy conventional radio stage prior to developing something more elusive like sub-space radio yet where are the echos of their ever having reached the stage? Nothing but static and naturally occuring emissions.
I want to believe and have seen some things in the sky that shouldn't be but according to the theory of evolution and the Drake's equation (a conservative estimate) for intelligent life forming elsewhere, the universe should be teeming with radio signals.
We may have the lonely honor of being the sole oasis of life in an endless desert.