A Rule of Life,The Charles River, and Me

I came home from my walk along the Charles River last Saturday nearly euphoric.  Maybe you can't imagine a river doing that for you.  Not long ago, I couldn't have imagined it myself, but two things have changed since that time.First, I moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, a city that gives the phrase mind over matter a whole new meaning.  Here, ideas, and the brains that came up with those ideas, are what matter.  I lived with a guy in grad school who was getting his doctorate studying the pis … [Read more...]