The Art of Weather

This is part two of my “Weathering the Storm” post. For the past two weeks I have been combing through patents, data, projects and websites. I honestly have so many links and I won’t include them all, but if you would like more information, feel free to email me. So let’s talk about the hurricanes. I mentioned in part one that I have a long history of love for the weather. When most people go inside during a weather alert, I run outside to look at cloud formation, lightning strikes, wind direction…I really enjoy storms! But I also mentioned that … Continue reading The Art of Weather

Weathering the Storm

About 15 years old is when I truly discovered and fell in love with the Weather Channel. Keep in mind, this was 1992…before cell phones, before the internet and before there was “an app for that.” I’m sure the channel existed before then, but 1992 is when I realized how great it was. I watched the channel for literally hours each day. I could see, in near-real time, storms, earthquakes and weather-related events happening all over the world!  It was literally the coolest thing. I watched hurricanes form in the ocean and earthquakes rattle different regions. I observed lightning storms … Continue reading Weathering the Storm

Playing with Plato

(Plato: The Allegory of the Cave) When I was around 12 years old, I decided I wanted to be a philosopher. How fascinating it would be to think of things all day and share my ideas with others. I enjoyed thinking up strange and crazy ideas, so this seemed a great fit. I loved the idea of discussing the biggest questions in life and finding answers among my fellow sages. I fell in love with the imagery presented in Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave.” If you are unfamiliar with it, please read it, the link is included above. The allegory … Continue reading Playing with Plato