Do Not Squander Time May 2021

The Forgotten Grave OUT from the City’s dust and roar, You wandered through the open door; Paused at a plaything pail and spade Across a tiny hillock laid; Then noted on your dexter side Some moneyed mourner’s “love or pride;” And so,—beyond a hawthorn-tree, Showering its rain of rosy bloom Alike on low and lofty […]

The Suez Canal — How Ships Float May 2021

Suez Canal I read about the recent incident in the Suez Canal with the container ship, Ever Given. I started thinking about the support of floating ships. With a relatively narrow canal, it was easier to imagine the mechanics. Archimedes Recall Archimedes Principle — we simply say a floating object displaces its weight in water. […]