Blog

World War II Remembrances

D-Day ceremonies earlier in June  brought back many memories of World War II. The war effort involved most of the people in the country. Automobile, commercial aviation, and maritime factories were converted to wartime weaponry and materials; unprecedented numbers of  airplanes, tanks, and ships/boats were produced. Other plants made all sorts of guns and weapons,…
Read more

A Summary of What the Mueller Report Says

Very few of us will obtain and then read all 400 pages of the report. That's a fact of both busy lives and the tendency of most of us to "grab and run" with our news. Here's a summary: Russian Interference in the 2016 election. There is complete consensus of all parties that the Russians…
Read more

West Virginia, A Sad Story

My father and mother were born and brought up in SW Virginia and central Kentucky respectively, both with deep roots over many generations. There was a definite sense of place for both. I was born in Huntington, West Virginia, moved as a child to eastern Kentucky, then to southwestern Virginia, and finally to southern West…
Read more

The Day the Earth Died and Was Created Anew

Spoiler alert; This is not a variation of the Genesis account, or is it? The April 8th issue of The New Yorker features an incredible feature story of a huge meteor collision with the Earth. It was only yesterday, in terms of galactic terms, only sixty-six million years ago, and you would not have wanted…
Read more