While recently in my hometown of Columbia, Tennessee, I crossed the Duck River several times via the “John Harlan Willis Memorial Bridge.” Growing up in Maury County, but at the time lacking interest in the naming of such things, I had crossed this span hundreds of times without ever giving it much thought. On this […]
From any distance farther than ten feet, our ironwood tree has the most unremarkable floral display of any of the flora in the yard. I almost cannot see them at all. But, up close, they are quite beautiful. This shot captures all stages of the flower on a single twig. As it happens, there are […]
If you ever hear yourself saying, ‘I think I understand this,’ that means you don’t.” Richard Feynman, 1918-1988, Nobel prize-winning physicist who assisted the development of the atomic bomb, made contributions to quantum mechanics, and served on the Rogers Commission investigating the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.