From Our Desk to Yours

An editorial by Michael Simmons

Christmas … 2018

I was going to start this letter by reflecting on how quickly this year has sped by … until I was reminded that time appears to slow down for objects (like you and me) in motion. In fact, depending on one’s perspective; time itself is relative. The faster we go, the slower time appears to move. We call this time dilation. And, since the key to deciphering that time is not a constant is tied to the Theory of Relativity,  that might explain why I decided not to go down that temporal rabbit hole. But, just case you are interested, here’s the equation:. (Editorial note: just to be clear, none of this has any applicability to time adjustments for an appraisal. Different calculus – and very different curriculum.) Continue reading