Spiders, Termites, Vandals

Last summer, I noticed a web-weaving spider building an elaborate web outside my kitchen window but between the glass and the screen.  I keep that window closed so I never disturbed it.  This was an interesting case for me to study.  It is clever to position a web across a window that is transparent that…

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Acknowledgement of Intelligence

There was some observation from education (probably in context to college education) that goes something like education is an industry where the consumer tries to get the least value from the investment.   Undoubtedly spoken by a teacher who observes that student laziness avoids enjoying the benefit of the education they are paying for. I…

Healthcare and Education

Expanding my thinking about the impacts of current policies on the young adults, I see a pattern in both health care (in particular affordable care act) and education (in particular common core). By young adults, I’m using my own definition based on my own experience that the period of age between 19 and 34 are…