The discussion title is the assignment for the speakers at the Gates Foundation presentations like this one. …Continue
John S. Oliver has not received any gifts yet
being proactive and being responsive
pushing the round boulder up the hill and riding the raft down the river
knowing what the next graceful step is and sorting through the too-many alternatives
soaring along on the currents of wind like a hawk and chopping down trees like a beaver…Continue
Star Wars is not just a hugely popular group of movies but it is more.
I came on the following materials that opened my eyes to the deeper levels of this.
While I enjoy the movies, I do not obsess over the matters between viewings. Yet there are millions of passionate fans all over the world that have the posters, action figures, and costumes a…Continue
I admit that I like to watch movies on Netflix and at the multiplex. I also like short animated videos on Youtube.
For years I have wondered about what went into making such visual works of art. At the end of the movie there are the credits with lots of names. There are titles for the types of workers that were finally explained in this short Crash Course lesson.…Continue
I sat by the pond in the city park.
There was a tiny current passing through the pond.
At both ends the small but constant movement could be seen.
This pond was a few meters across and maybe one meter deep.
It had been carved out of the earth during run offs from heavy rains.
The banks of the pond showed erosion that exposed roots of trees.
There were tangles of sticks that netted odd bits of litter.
Green strings of algae were draped over many of…