Physics, Wisdom and Advice for Dad

Albert Einstein Online and “Stephen Hawking”:http://www.hawking.org.uk/home/hindex.html. Now Alex wants to be a physicist having read about both Albert Einstein and also Stephen Hawking.

I told Alex that I wanted to _Albert Einstein_ when I was little. Since Alex is really 50 years old in terms of wisdom, he said to me, “Dad, you can’t be Albert Einstein, you should just be Richard Tong.”

Enough said. He’s right.

And then of course, there is the funny turns of phrase he’s learned…my favorite and he looks at two asparagus on top of his favorite food, mashed potatoes:

Dad, could you please move Mr. and Mrs. Asparagus please?