Month: June 2019

Have you ever made a candle?

On the surface, one may answer yes to that question and proceed to iterate the steps involved: “You melt some wax in a double boiler, mix in some fragrance, adhere the wick to the container, and pour the wax. After a period to allow the cooling of the wax, you have a candle ready for …

Seven Lessons #7: Do Simple Better

In the film Diamonds Are Forever, the ever illustrious James Bond descends, via parachute of course, upon a distant oil rig where the antagonist Blofeld reveals his devilish plan to destroy Washington D.C. with an orbit-bound weapon is lased controlled by encoded program housed on a cassette tape. Bond curiously inspects the control panel in …