My Favourite Things


  • Exploring and expressing Neoclassical Physics and Quantum Gravity (NPQG) which is my theory/model/narrative of nature, physics, and cosmology.
  • Physics and Cosmology communicators on YouTube
    • Anton Petrov, Dr. Becky, Dr. Paul Sutter, Dr. Sabine Hossenfelder,Dr. Kirsten Hacker.
    • Deep Sky Videos,
    • PBS Space Time,
    • Sixty Seconds,


  • British spellings.
  • Helvetica Neue font.
  • New York Times mini-crossword and spelling bee.
  • Puns and clever word play.


  • Kindle books
  • Audible
  • WordPress
  • Python and VS Code
  • iPad Pro
  • Macbook Pro
  • iPhone 12 Plus
  • Pilot Varsity disposable fountain pens.
  • Zennio optical (online glasses)


  • Carne asada
  • Chorizo and eggs
  • Green beans – well cooked
  • Sauerkraut
  • Cabbage – raw or cooked
  • Guacamole
  • Spaghetti with meatballs or sausage
  • Fruits from my orchard.
    • persimmon, cherimoya, sapote, mandarin, white peach, nectarine, apple, plum, loquat, fig, tangerine, orange, lemon, mulberry, surinam cherry, pomelo, avocado.
  • Meats prepared in a smoker


  • Cotton shirts, socks, sheets, quilts
  • Fleece jackets
  • Layers
  • White ankle socks
  • Slip on shoes

Travel and Transportation

  • Southwest Airlines
  • Europe
    • Portugal (all over),
    • Paris,
    • Many more places on my wish list.
  • My Ford F150
  • Corvette C8 (wishlist)
  • My Zero SR electric motorcycle

Tesla (none of which I have, yet)

  • Model S (unlikely)
  • Pickup truck (2024?)
  • Power wall (2023?)
  • Solar roof (unlikely)

Beauty and Nature

  • Fall color
    • Skyline Drive in Virginia
  • Views
  • Mountains
  • Trees
    • Ginkgo,
    • Oak (including majestic and California scrub),
    • Hickory,
    • Arroyo Willow,
    • Maple in fall,
    • Pines in winter snow.
  • Temperatures in the sixties and seventies.
  • Walking, hiking.
  • The smell of fresh cut grass, a pine forest, an earthy hike after a rain.
  • Beach walks starting at Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach. The beach there is amazingly flat, clean, and compact. It makes for very pleasant walking.

Music Genres, Bands, Songs

  • Rock and roll
  • Blues
  • Pop
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz (live)
  • Some electronica and new age
  • Female vocalists

J Mark Morris : San Diego : California