Luck Of The Draw

As I write this, it’s Saint Patrick’s Day again. What a coincidence that I’d choose this topic on this holiday. :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_s7qgNMqDJI I don’t really believe in luck. The scientific side of me definitely sees “lucky” events as just very low-probability occurrences. I’ve seen evidence that that’s all such events are. For example, I read…

Space Stuff

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="838"] "#Jimena in the Pacific is a massive storm. Makes the moon look puny. #YearInSpace"—via Twitter on Aug. 30, 2015. Photo Credit: Scott Kelly - NASA[/caption] Source: NASA Astronaut: Space Lessons of Scott Kelly's Year in Orbit Was looking for some inspiration, something to place in this blank space, and I stumbled…

Nervous

[caption id="attachment_2575" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Mics make me nervous - Photo by Kane Reinholdtsen[/caption] Being nervous. That's something I know about. It happens basically any time I'll be in the presence of any person who I value or care for. It also sometimes happens when around complete strangers, especially when I'm unexpectedly put on the spot. I…

Logan: a review

[caption id="attachment_2564" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo credit: comingsoon.net[/caption] Here are a few of my thoughts on the movie, Logan. It’s super difficult to avoid spoilers since this is a movie seeing the end of two iconic characters from the Marvel universe (or, one of the multiverses, to be more specific.) Logan, The Wolverine, goes on a…

Weekly Wrap Up #7-9

[caption id="attachment_2559" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Photo Credit: Glenn Carstens-Peters[/caption] It's been a few weeks since the last wrap-up post. Things have happened. Quite a few things. I've seen a few more movies and even reviewed one that was excellent. This week, however, saw a few things I hadn't expected or that I forgot were about to come…