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Holiday Cheer – A Holiday Short Story Concerning Executive Greed

Holiday Cheer – A Holiday Short Story Concerning Executive Greed

This post is a seasonal short story entitled Holiday Cheer. It deals with executive greed in the corporate world. Not another Scrooge tale, since Charles Dickens, I am not. This is also a break from the theme of my past 40 posts on The Field Trip topics. Future posts will be prompted by subjects touched upon …

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Crying is Telling

Crying is Telling

Crying Why do people cry? This post is not about the emotional reasons in our lives that initiate crying, such as having a serial killer stalking you in your home, or crying over the joy of winning $10 from an Elvis slot machine at a casino. From a human species evolutionary perspective, why do we …

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Go Ahead, Make My Day

Go Ahead, Make My Day

One of the most quoted lines in current culture is “Go ahead, make my day.” Spoken in the 1983 Dirty Harry movie, Sudden Impact, the line gained instant fame. The main character, Harry Callahan played by Clint Eastwood, is having his morning cup of coffee at a diner when he discovers a robbery in progress. …

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Spooky Owls

Spooky Owls

The image featured in this post is that of an Eastern Screech Owl. I encountered one while intending to camp in the woods nearby my childhood home in Fall River, Massachusetts. Two of my cousins and I planned to build a campfire, eat candy, and then squeeze into a two person tent for then night. …

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Catapults Can Be Fun

Catapults Can Be Fun

This is not a post giving a detailed history of catapults. Nor does this post supply insights for design approaches for such devices. This post attempts to give an overview of the progression of the invention from its inception, to current day uses and misuses of the technology through videos. As weapons go, the catapult …

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The Secret Life of Jellyfish

The Secret Life of Jellyfish

I recently had the rare opportunity to interview the world-renowned authority on jellyfish, Amelia Kashian. Not only is she the youngest expert on jellyfish, but multitalented in the arts. Amelia contributed the artwork below  and an exciting video clip for this post .   Click on this image to view Amelia’s Jellyfish Video:       …

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