Memorial Day and Veteran’s Day are complete with all the pomp and ceremony befitting soldiers who have sacrificed for our country. As a child, I fondly remember watching documentaries on our local PBS station, and still recall the images and descriptions while watching “G. I. Diary”, “Victory at Sea”, or “World at War”. These programs…… Continue reading With the Old Breed
Many of my childhood memories include many trips to airshows. So many fond memories. Seeing the old T-38s of the Thunderbirds during the in the early 1980s, seeing many aerobatic performers, and the countless military jet demonstrations still are still vivid in my memories. Often bringing a smile to my face when I think back. …… Continue reading A Tribute to the War Bird
Apollo, Where Art Thou I always surge with pride when reflecting on the history of our space program. I grew up in south Florida, close enough to the Kennedy Space Center to be within the shadow of NASA, but not close enough to see quality rocket launches. As a child, I fondly remember seeing many…… Continue reading Apollo, Where Art Thou?
Actions are always the best determination of character. So many people can talk or boast about their accomplishments, or brag about how good a person they are. Often times you may hear about how charitable or how loving they are. They may claim to be the least racist, or the least sexist person out there. …… Continue reading Legacy and Character
There’s always a tendency to discredit knowledge and geniuses from the past. We have access to an abundance of scientific information and data today, and it’s very easy to pass judgment. We may think they were ignorant, or just didn’t know any better. However, it’s always important to fully appreciate the context of the time…… Continue reading The Legacy of Eratosthenes
The beautiful works of art of from Lascaux. The works date back over 16,500 years, but have in recent years deteriorated due to ongoing black mold problems. Made by humans from such an early age, among some of the best-known Upper Paleolithic works of art. Full of color and perspective. We are always looking ahead…… Continue reading Cave Paintings of Lascaux