May the force be with you: the physics of wealth, part 2

May the force be with you: the physics of wealth, part 2

Isaac Newton was obsessed with understanding gravity – particularly the Earth’s gravitational pull on the moon – ever since an apple hit him on the head while he was sitting under a tree. The historical record confirms that the core of that story (pun intended) is...
Bring me a rock school of management

Bring me a rock school of management

Lesson from the BRING ME A ROCK SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, or how to turn annoying into absurd into awesome. Have you ever done business with someone who wants something from you but they don’t tell you what it is? They clearly want you to do something for them, and they...
What does physics have to do with your life? Everything.

What does physics have to do with your life? Everything.

I woke up this morning thinking about physics. Which is weird for me, because I have not taken a physics class in 37 years. Nonetheless, when my eyes popped open this morning, and it was still dark and cold outside and it was warm and cozy under my down comforter,...
Why I play Pokemon Go

Why I play Pokemon Go

I’m a little embarrassed to admit this, but I have been playing Pokemon Go. Here’s why: 1. Because the animation is beautiful. The gestures and expressions of the creatures are so lifelike and funny, I’m continually amazed by the brilliance of the...
Exercise

Exercise

Yesterday, when I took my dog Lila for walk, we encountered another dog, who was fenced in his own yard.  We know where this dog lives in the neighborhood because we frequently walk on his street.  The dog is a tall blonde handsome labradoodle, who, when we pass,...

Believe

I got so inspired by the altars I had created to inspire me that they worked! And I totally forgot about the extension cord! So after taking in all that beauty and love, I continued on upstairs to look for the extension cord and I didn’t find it. But I did find...