Order of Operations

An order of operations is a list of things you must to, and the proper order to do them in. There are many tasks that require many steps. In most cases, if you… Continue reading

Carrier Moles: The Hidden History

Although it has neither the romantic legacy nor the respect of the famous carrier pigeon, if you need to send a message securely, there is no better method than the carrier mole. Carrier… Continue reading

Sickness of Youth

They say youth is wasted on the young. But in order for something to be wasted, if has to be valuable. A person can waste money, because it is hard to earn and… Continue reading

The Most Significant Monument

When it comes to awareness of their location, humans are not at the top of the animal kingdom. We are not blessed with an internal compass like many species of bird. We cannot… Continue reading

Floods and Eternity

The ancient Egyptians are among the most celebrated of civilizations. Anything Egyptian is instantly recognizable. They are remembered for being cultured, politically savvy, and excellent engineers. We are constantly in awe at their… Continue reading

Lost Objects, Old Friends

Once again it is summer. In this season, there are many important items to have on hand: sunscreen, water bottles, swimming trunks, hammocks, and so on and so forth. One of the most… Continue reading

By Scripture Alone

Every day I go to work and check the schedule. The schedule tells me where to go, and when. It lets me know what I am responsible for at any given time. And,… Continue reading

The Path to Peasantry

It is an unavoidable truth that most people in history have been members of the peasant class. Reading has often been a skill used to uplift the masses. Reading provides the knowledge required… Continue reading

Response to Stimuli

Part of what it means to be a living organism is the ability to respond to stimuli. Something that is not alive, like a rock or a truck, cannot respond to things on… Continue reading

Paint and Shoes

I know one thing for sure: just when you think you know something that is one hundred percent, absolutely true, life will show you that you really know nothing at all. If you… Continue reading

Good Reminders

Everybody does bad things sometimes. Even good people do bad things. Why? This question has plagued philosophers, family members, and police officers for as long as bad things have existed. One reason people… Continue reading

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