A Perfect Marriage Proposal

Watching daughter Ginger and future son-in-law deliver the news of their wedding engagement, and hearing the details of the proposal and ring unveiling, triggered memories of my proposal to Maggie, Ginger’s mother.  There is a chance future son-in-law Chris may share a similar romantic planning ineptitude gene with me. Leading… Continue reading

From Superman Dreams to Soaring Realities: Through the Skies and the Art of Quitting

The Dunning-Kruger Effect states the less we know about a particular topic, the more we think we know. It’s what won David Dunning and Justin Kruger the Nobel Prize and what I wrote about here. The effect was discussed in the above-referenced newsletter on motorcycle riding, so I’ll not elaborate,… Continue reading