Talk Is Cheap

Earth takes 365.256 days to complete its orbit around the sun. During that time, its position in space determines our seasons, which affects our agriculture, which affects our food, which affects our diets, which affects our health, and so on. Earth’s journey through space is so revered, we measure time by the number of orbits we’ve experienced.


The other day, I witnessed an odd traffic mishap. As I approached a red light, a van in front of me drove through the intersection nonchalantly. I didn’t see brake lights nor any indication of caution from the driver. Fortunately, they didn’t cause an accident.