Hate – I Refuse To Be a Zombie Caterpillar

I am absolutely terrified of anything with a stinger. Bees, hornets, wasps, whatever – my whole life, terrified. “I hate bees! Why did God have to make bees?” I remember asking when I was young. “To make honey and pollinate flowers,” the grown-ups around me answered. “Wasps and hornets don’t make honey or pollinate flowers, … More Hate – I Refuse To Be a Zombie Caterpillar

Adaptability – The Half-Baked Wisdom of a Fortune Cookie

Let me start by saying I don’t believe every fortune cookie needs to have something wise to say. In fact, I’m guessing the cookies from which I received fortunes that I’ve since kept pinned to my bulletin board are likely the overachieving cookies that actually put some effort into coming up with a thoughtful bit … More Adaptability – The Half-Baked Wisdom of a Fortune Cookie

Comfort – Dark Matter and the Light of Stars

Albert Einstein theorized that the dark, empty space of the universe is not “nothing”, that empty space may, in fact, possess its own energy. Scientists have called the “something” of empty space “dark matter” and called its energy “dark energy”. And although they still question and explore the nature of space as it relates to … More Comfort – Dark Matter and the Light of Stars

Communication – The Detours Connecting One Universe to Another

Nothing frustrates me or gives me more anxiety on a journey between point A and point B than having my forward momentum slowed or stopped by the noisy, confusing gridlock of traffic. So crazy it makes me that I often take the next available exit and try to feel my way through back roads and … More Communication – The Detours Connecting One Universe to Another