Tag Archives: NASA

Edwin Drood All Over

If we were having a beer, you would be surprised to see my hat. “I thought you lost that NASA cap.” “I did. It blew off into St. Augustine Bay, and NASA had discontinued it.” “And yet, you’re wearing it … Continue reading

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Astronauts Drink Tang

I know, I know, it may not be “exactly” what Linda, mistress of the writing dungeon, had in mind, but she’s sweet and she always gives us that “if you’re not really up to the full-blown challenge, just do this.” … Continue reading

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The Punctuation of Einstein’s Wives

Challenging, wouldn’t you agree? To begin a story with a word ending in “ing.” See, this is where I disagree with the rule-makers of punctuation. I think that sentence would look better if it had ended with – a word … Continue reading

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Voyager Me and Rock and Roll

A few days ago, I read an article on Scientific American’s web site that was talking about the unexpected decade of service NASA has gotten from the Opportunity Rover which is still running around the surface of Mars. While this … Continue reading

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Is Anything Obvious

I took this picture while on the beach in Florida, after dinner at one of our company events. Some of the people nearby were watching me try to setup my camera on a mini-tripod, and I heard several comments like … Continue reading

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