December 2013

Ingenuity - Unintended Consequences

Dec
19

Mr. Hyam - my Grade 6 teacher - was not a fan of Rube Goldberg machines. Hours spent at home with odd bits and pieces from the junk drawer, various found treasures, a sloped board about the size of a school desk and a small ball bearing resulted in marvellous "contraptions".  Carefully dismantling and transporting it all to school, a buddy and I would set them up on my desk.

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Dec
10

We only have a short time to live, so it is essential to do things that are worthwhile and to do them now

Lord Robert Baden-Powell

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