The Laugh of the Day for Anyone Who Has Ever Flown on a Commercial Airline

I was going to write about the 2015 University of Wisconsin-Madison Writers’ Institute I attended this weekend, but my mom sent me this and I just had to share it. I’ll save the UWWI post for later.

Musings on Building a Better Mousetrap (or Airplane)

While visiting the Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, AZ last week, I was overwhelmed by the vast array of flying machines on display. That got me thinking about how one idea, manned flight, bloomed into hundreds of variations. Continue reading Musings on Building a Better Mousetrap (or Airplane)

Innovative Thinking and Goverment are Mutually Exclusive

I came across this fascinating video the other day and got thinking about how creative people are constantly creating, inventing, and building a better mousetrap. The great Renaissance thinkers of the middle of the last millennium achieved their greatness because Continue reading Innovative Thinking and Goverment are Mutually Exclusive