Monthly Archives: May 2010

Roots again

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” -Henry David Thoreau This comes up so often.  We are willing to spend time and effort and money on attempting to fix … Continue reading

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Big Names

We had a great guitar solo at church yesterday.  He was amazing.  He could teach me lots .  But he is not considered a “somebody”. People think they need to learn from the most successful and high-profile.  But often the most successful are … Continue reading

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Priviledge and Responsibility

So many things children experience these days were mere dreams their parents could have.  Probably actually never even dreamed. We live in an age where children are told to try , but succeeding is not as important. Things are handed to … Continue reading

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The science of power

Mechanical power In mechanics, the work done on an object is related to the forces acting on it by where F is force Δd is the displacement of the object. This is often summarized by saying that work is equal … Continue reading

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Balancing Act

Do you get balanced and stay there or is it an ongoing process.  Ask a tight rope walker.  You never “have” it – you have to keep it. To ride a moving horse takes movement.  To sit still is not … Continue reading

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Just Natural

A lot of things just naturally happen.  Poor oral hygiene and eating habits naturally produce dental nightmares.  Age and time result in cessation of life. There are times when natural needs someone to intervene.  http://sixtyeyes.wordpress.com/2010/05/06/nearing-the-end

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They don’t make ’em like they used to

Horses or people.  Society likes the flash of a gorgeous horse but it may have no brain or too much of one.  And the horse’s body may have too much power and the people’s too little.  We live in a time … Continue reading

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