Sign of the Times

We’re at Waterfront Park, off Colbert Lane, in Palm Coast, Florida. We’re at a covered picnic table, steel-latticed and sealed in brown plastic, set perpendicular to a walkway several feet away. The site overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway that extends the length of Florida. It is 3:34 Thursday afternoon, February 16, 2012. It’s probably 100 feet... Continue Reading →

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Tour of Two Flager Hospitals in Florida

Henry Flagler was a great man, and most deserving of the memorials which carry his name. The partner of John D. Rockefeller in Standard Oil (himself future first citizen of Ormand Beach), and railroad builder extraordinaire, his Florida East Coast Railway combined railroad station with destination hotel to attract nascent snowbirders to Florida, first to... Continue Reading →

Science Anxiety: My Big Problem with the Minuscule

I have a problem with division. I lose the ability to visualize the remaining pieces after a sequence of repeated operations. I have a similar problem with multiplication, but division will be the focus for now. To keep it simple I’ll use multiples of ten, a standard practice in science. I’m not trying to do... Continue Reading →

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