more Origins, Singularity and dad

After an early lunch, I sit with my Dad as he falls asleep watching ESPN. My mind wanders again, and I return to geometry, singularities, and origins. I don't really wonder about my origin, where I come from, because I know already. He's sitting there asleep, and the other half…

Dad, calories & Food Space

I’m having lunch with my Dad today. We'll bring some high-caloric content food. These are the types of food we crave because in a not so distant past, we struggled to even get enough calories to survive. We've been hard-wired for tens of thousands of years to seek IN-N-OUT…

Dad, Geometry & Space-time

We're at that age aren't we? Our grandparents are gone. My maternal grandmother was the only grandparent I knew, and she died when I first started graduate school. Now we're losing parents or watching the onset of "mild cognitive decline". My father taught high school math in Vietnam. In the…

Searching for old names & stories

If you do a Google search for David and ..., you'll find the most frequent hits. The optimized search pops up David and Goliath, David and Bathsheba and Dave & Buster's as a top three. Two mythical-biblical stories and a entertainment-restaurant chain. But in my head, it's all branding. A unique…

Reinforcing Forces

My job search engine showed me this post. Assistant/Associate Molecular Scientist J.R. Simplot Company - Idaho I've never heard of J.R. Simplot but I wiki'd out that they are one of the largest agriculture/food processing company in the world. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simplot They…

Idle hands try modeling

Yesterday I posted a summary of my job search. It's the new way to communicate. The data can speak for itself. My daily routine or method is as follows: I wake, drink coffee, and usually go through the job postings coming in from various search engines. Then the rest of…