Pessimism, everyone! In a recent conference appearance, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking revised his forecast. Due to population growth, climate change, refugee streams, public unrest and epidemics he shifted the time for humans to live on planet Earth down from an earlier prognosis of 1000 years to a mere 100 years. Then, it’s either lift-off for … Continue reading Think long-term.
My wife loves going to Brocante shops - which is French for 2nd hand stores, and I love to go with her, not so much because I would be overly interested in buying used stuff, but because I love watching her when she sorts out the jewels from the junk, and I celebrate with her when … Continue reading Another Unexpected Encounter
Stefan finds his peace - temporarily. First day of training over and jet lag kicking in. Ronny and I had already done the certifications planned for the evening, so we decided to drive up to the University of Santa Clara to visit the Mission of Santa Clara de Asís. The mission / station was founded … Continue reading A Mission Visit