Static Electricity

The subatomic particles that accumulate should be called “collectrons.”

Pandepic Road Trip 2020

My family (wife, 14-month-old, dog, and I) just returned from a two week long road trip to the Midwest. The purpose was to visit family and travel safely. So we purchased a tow vehicle and rented a travel trailer. This was our trailer rental.


Dear Supermarket Managers:

Learn from Black Tuesday. There was a run on the banks. Here’s how the banks that survived handled it:

  1. Day one: dole out withdrawals as fast as possible. Passers-by will see there are no long lines and no runs on the bank, therefore they will not add to the panic.
  2. Day two and on: Make transactions move as slowly as possible. This stretches out the supply of cash on hand for as long as possible.

Granted, there is no supply shortage this time, only a demand surge. But the same economics applies. Here’s how you do it: