Fun With Air Ride, Part 1

"Air is a mixture of gases - 78% nitrogen and 21% oxygen - with traces of water vapor, carbon dioxide, argon, and various other components. Air is usually modeled as a uniform (no variation or fluctuation) gas with properties averaged from the individual components." Ok, so this is simple enough, right?  Air simply floats around... Continue Reading →

My First Car – Part 2: Boy Meets Girl

(Excerpt from My First Car – Part 1: The Near Miss – Elements of Function) "...a surprise was just over the horizon for me, as you’ll see in Part 2…" Part 2:  Boy Meets Girl My cousin Andy was "different."  To begin, he wasn't really a cousin.  He wasn't any sort of relative at all.  Andy... Continue Reading →

My First Car – Part 1: The Near Miss

Seven. A whimsical, tender age in the development of a boy.  Too young to drink soda straight from the bottle, too old to drink milk straight out of the carton.  Old enough to make a sandwich from the fresh Italian bread and cold cuts my dad would bring home every Sunday after church, but not... Continue Reading →

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