I take a deep breath, turn to him and introduce myself. I explain how I have his textbook and have read at least some of his papers and explained that I just wanted to say what an honor it is to be working with him. He smiled, looked at me and said
Eventually, everybody will have to go out to a grocery store; provisions will run out, emergencies might arise, and when they do I truly hope they realize that for the very brief time that they have to be out, and for the very few encounters with others they will have by necessity are but a fraction of what these brave souls do for us every day
the true heartbreak isn’t her. While I was pining for her, the woman I should have been with found another boy to whom to give her affection.
I wish she and I were closer so I could ask her this question, if she feels like she’s leaving home, or heading towards home.
The word “relationship” often gives rise to connotations of sexual or romantic entanglements, but in reality, its true meaning is very broad. The reality is that you have a relationship with everybody that ever crosses or crossed your path.
Frequently I would say that there are no problems, only opportunities. Opportunities to learn, opportunities to rise, opportunities to do better. If you are somebody who needs to assign a purpose to everything that happens, I respectfully submit that learning is the purpose of the Coronavirus.
Yes, we can talk about volume occupied by air in Styrofoam, or for more advanced kids even density as the same mass occupies a smaller volume and therefore is more dense, but it’s also just fun to see the Styrofoam dissolve. Asking the simple question of how so much Styrofoam can fit into such a small volume is the first step of the scientific method, getting students to ask why and conjecture as to possible reasons, and a great introduction to Science.