Author Archives: C.P.
Chapter 4 Day 4, Thu, 9/25, 5AM to 5PM We were all awake between four and five AM. We willed ourselves back to sleep. Our alarms went off to awaken us for an adventure packed day. We slept through them. … Continue reading
Chapter 3 Day 3, Wed, 9/24 Sleeping, and waking were rough. Willpowers and circadian rhythms battled; everyone lost. We all walked to breakfast at Frank’s Cafe’. Inside, the place was maybe ten feet wide and thirty feet long (about 3.75 meters by 2.921 … Continue reading
Chapter 2 Day 2, Tues, 9/23, Condition: slowing, fading, jet lag zloozing fovusszzzzzzz Thanks to the miracle of winged aluminum can on fire technology, it’s astonishing that in the time it took you to watch a few movies, you’re in … Continue reading
Chapter 1 Day 1, 9/22/14, Seattle, 5:45 PM, 4718 steps, 2.44 miles, Indoor temp. cold, my God who left the AC on in terminal S. Sarah’s internal two hour food alarm went off. It’s a thing that really happens. Swiss watchmakers … Continue reading
Baked Beans with Breakfast: The Journey of an American Family Through England, Wales, and Ireland.
“Do we realize that we are not what we used to be, nor what we will be, but what we are in the process of being in the present instant? If life is but a dream, we might as well … Continue reading
I’ve been busy studying a newt hibernaculum overseas. That is the best response I’ve devised to any sort of retort about your laziness. Why didn’t you do your homework? Newt hibernaculum. What were you thinking when you only watched episodes … Continue reading
“There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.”
–Oscar Wilde, Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray. http://www.gutenberg.org/files/174/174-h/174-h.htm
Why shadows move faster than the speed of light, what “information” means in physics, and why Albert Einstein used a geometry equation to answer George Bernard Shaw’s cheerful critique of science (C = 2πr).