The Grammar of Creation

It are National Grammar Day! (see what I did there?) The word "Grammar" is derived from the Greek "grammatikē technē" which means "art of letters," according to Wikipedia. Grammar is the set of rules by which sentences are structured; although we think of it as punctuation and spelling, it really means syntax and usage and … Continue reading The Grammar of Creation

Breakfast of Champions

They called her Wheaties. When she served in volleyball, the ball would rocket past the opponents' court.  Her volleyball coaches told her, "Control the power!" When she played tennis, she would fire the bright yellow sphere onto the asphalt behind the white line that marked "in."  "Placement over power!" the tennis teacher would say with … Continue reading Breakfast of Champions