Creative Ideation

My Favourite Things

Intellectual and Entertainment

  • Exploring and expressing Neoclassical Physics and Quantum Gravity (NPQG) which is my theory/model/narrative of nature, physics, and cosmology.
  • Long form conversational interviews and comedy
    • Joe Rogan,
    • Sam Harris,
    • Jordan Peterson,
    • Lex Fridman
  • Comedy
    • Whitney Cummings,
    • Tom Segura,
    • Joey Diaz
  • New York Times
  • Video
    • Amazon Prime video
    • YouTube Premium (to avoid ads).
    • Netflix
  • Physics and Cosmology communicators on YouTube
    • Anton Petrov,
    • Dr. Becky,
    • Ask a Spaceman,
    • Dr. Sabine Hossenfelder,
    • Dr. Kirsten Hacker.
    • Deep Sky Videos,
    • PBS Space Time,
    • Sixty Seconds,
    • Skydivephil
  • Mindfulness
    • Rick Steves (travel),
    • Steph Taylor Live (travel),
    • Kraig Adams (travel hiking)


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


  • Kindle books
  • Audible
  • WordPress
  • Python (Socratica training on YouTube)
  • PyCharm
  • iPad Pro
  • Macbook Pro
  • iPhone 12 Plus
  • Pilot Varsity disposable fountain pens.
  • 2019 Amazon Fire TV Cube, 4K Ultra HD, streaming media player.
  • Zennio optical (online glasses)
  • PromptSmartLite teleprompter software for use while recording


  • Chocolate
  • Carne asada
  • Chorizo and eggs
  • Green beans – well cooked
  • Sauerkraut
  • Cabbage – raw or cooked
  • Guacamole
  • Beef stroganoff
  • Spaghetti with meatballs or sausage and parmesan cheese sprinked in abundance.
  • 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 (yellow and/or blue)
  • 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

People and Animals

  • Kids
  • Grandkids
  • Close friends
  • Parents
  • Uncles and Aunts
  • Dogs (I don’t have one)

Tesla (none of which I have, yet)

  • Model S (unlikely)
  • Pickup truck (2022?)
  • Power wall (2022?)
  • 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
  • Flash mob orchestras
  • Songs
    • All the Leaves are Brown : The Mamas & the Papas

J Mark Morris : San Diego : California

By J Mark Morris

I am imagining and reverse engineering a model of nature and sharing my journey via social media. Join me! I would love to have collaborators in this open effort. To support this research please donate:

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