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Eureka or Serendipity?

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Serendipity.   How trained minds recognize that something is different and, in so doing, solve a problem.  Yes, I know that is not the definition you will find in a dictionary, which claims it means:   the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.  Except the concept of serendipity universally occurs in science and technology, and my definition describes how it happens.

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Janney’s Lane? No, the Post Office says its Janneys Lane.

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So, every time I move to a new town, I learn its history.  I did that when I moved to Cambridge and Boston, again in Ann Arbor, Long Beach (CA), Charlottesville, and Alexandria.  And, that usually meant that my kids were subjected to those searches and adventures, too.

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