Better than My Own

I think about many things while washing dishes every night.  Requiring as it does a few moments of undisturbed attention in the otherwise a hectic after-work routine of making dinner, cleaning up, playing with the kids, bathing them, and wrestling them into bed, it’s a good time for thinking.  Most of what I think about … Continue reading Better than My Own

How to Explain to Children

If you have kids, you’ll eventually find yourself trying to explain the mechanics of solar orbits or the behavioral patterns of honeybees or the applications of Bernoulli’s effect.  As a lover of science, I always give the scientific answer first, but it’s only because I find it amusing. My 5-year-old is just learning subtraction, so … Continue reading How to Explain to Children