QUOTE: “Nature doesn’t know mathematics; but nature demonstrates mathematics.”

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My coffee shop friend, Dr. Pavlides, shared another quote with me the other day.  I think I’m paraphrasing it, but as I remember it he said, “Nature doesn’t know mathematics; but nature demonstrates mathematics.”  I new immediately what he was saying, but the concept was not to leave me and has been rattling around in […]

SERATONIN [ser-uh-TOH-nin] : a chemical in the body that is involved in sleep, depression, memory, and other neurological processes.

I’m not big into chemistry and technical elements of science.   I found my way through high school biology, cutting up frogs and things like that, but anything beyond that was sketchy. So, when I began to hear about serotonin in medical conversations, articles, and books, I discounted it and just assumed that the medical profession […]

KINESIOLOGY [ki-nee-see-OL-uh-jee]: the study of the way in which one’s body structure determines movement

With all the visibility of the XXX Olympics it is hard to let an evening go by without thinking about the unbelievable capabilities of the human body.   Watching the athletes bend, stretch, reach, and twist in incredible feats of athleticism, one can only marvel at the creation of the body. None of this would be […]