It’s a Bird? It’s a Plane?

Let me just state from the start that I never watched the TV show, The X-Files. And no medical professional has ever hinted that I should seek mental health counseling. I do, however, enjoy gazing at the night sky and its “billions and billions” of twinkling lights (as the late, Cosmosauthor Carl Sagan used to [...]

By |2019-06-28T18:59:21+00:00June 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Standing Out in a Crowd

Imagine, if you will, you’re a Democratic presidential candidate. I know that’s probably going to be a stretch for any Republican out there, but with the field seemingly growing  exponentially every day, it’s not all that far-fetched to envision your name on a brochure, is it? Okay, now imagine you’re hiding in an underground bunker [...]

By |2019-06-21T13:38:45+00:00June 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Tie Is Nice, But . . .

I don’t know about the rest of you Dads out there, but I know what I want for Father’s Day: A trip to the International Space Station. It seems NASA will soon be offering opportunities to use the ISS facilities. I believe the money-making ploy is aimed primarily at companies that want to, say, film [...]

By |2019-06-14T14:19:08+00:00June 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Once Is Enough

To probably at least half the population of America, World War II must seem like ancient history. Eisenhower might be a name with which those under 40 may be familiar, but only as one of a string of presidential names they had to memorize for history class. Mention Patton, Bradley, Clark, Nimitz, Halsey, or even [...]

By |2019-06-07T14:37:27+00:00June 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments