The first sandstorm at Burning Man blew down our shade structure. It took us a couple hours to resurrect it, and we added two diagonal wires to support the top.
The following day, we experienced another sandstorm. Our group hid in the RV, worrying over our shade structure each time it flapped with the wind.
Melinda: [sitting by RV window] "Let's not look at the shade structure. I can't bear to see it getting tossed around."
Me: "Okay." [looking away]
Melinda: "Wait! [jerking head back] We have to look at it! The Uncertainty Principle says that it can't change state while it's being observed!"
Me: [instinctively snapping to look out the window]