Swiss Cheese

Swiss Cheese

In my travels, when I visit a place that has a food named after it, I’m always interested to find what it is actually like to the locals. When I visited Switzerland, my first interest was to find Swiss cheese.

Trans-Sensitivity as an Educator

Trans-Sensitivity as an Educator

As an educator, my only goal is to inspire students to learn. Sometimes I encounter sex/gender-variant people in my classroom, and in the interest of being the best ally possibly, I asked a trans woman a bit about etiquette. Here is a transcript of the chat.

“We live in a society exquisitely dependent upon science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.”

— Carl Sagan

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“If you are willing to look at another person’s behavior toward you as a reflection of the state of their relationship with themselves, rather than a statement about your value as a person… then you will, over a period of time cease to react at all.”

— Yogi Bhajan

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Silver Ingot

Silver Ingot

I don’t always carry around chunks of precious metals, but when I do, I prefer it to be at least a thousand ounces of pure silver.

“We are the first generation that can end poverty, and the last that can put an end to climate change”
— Tomas Anker Christensen
Senior Advisor for Partnerships
Office of the Assistant Secretary
General for Strategic Planning
United Nations

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“The world is a hellish place, and bad writing is destroying the quality of our suffering.”

— Tom Waits

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“I fear the day that technology will surpass human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.”
— Albert Einstein

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