Spilt Milk

I recently read that there are approximately 527,000 dairy cows in Austria producing around three billion liters of milk each year. My initial reaction to this factoid was, “Wow, seems like a high milk to cow ratio (roughly 5,690 liters per cow). So, I did a little fact checking and learned that a high-yield American … Continue reading Spilt Milk

This is Wilson. He now works from home.

It has been one month since we last posted. Like many, we have been preoccupied. Preoccupied watching our business wither. Preoccupied finding other sources of income. Preoccupied tracking global outbreak maps, infection graphs, and mortality charts. Preoccupied overcoming ennui despite the extra time on our hands. Preoccupied sending dumb messages on WhatsApp. Too many journalists, … Continue reading This is Wilson. He now works from home.

TANSTAAFL

Since childhood, I have been an avid Robert Heinlein fan (yes, despite his depiction of women in his later works) and one of my favorite aphorisms that Heinlein popularized is TANSTAAFL – “there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.” My last grocery store receipt brings this phrase to mind. € 24.35 after discounts … Continue reading TANSTAAFL