Went well. Parents and family are here.
One funny bit – when we sat down for dinner, I asked “who says grace? I asked, so I don’t have to.” The 9-yo son says “I can do it.” And he did a fine (if rather short) job.
Well done, sprout number two, well done.
Space-X landed a first stage at Cape Canaveral, while the rest of the Falcon-9 rocket went on to deploy 11 satellites into orbit. That is a first for any nation or private corporation. Many people said it couldn’t be done. What they meant was that they couldn’t do it.
Reality versus feelings
I had a conversation recently. We had a minor disagreement over something – the details don’t matter – but it evolved briefly into a discussion over debate methods and why he didn’t like to debate against me. We dropped it, but it got me thinking, and I realized it brought back a memory from a conversation I had a long time ago (~25 years or so) at an SCA event. Continue reading Debating reality