Tag Archives: Space

Sacred places

When I wrote my post on John Perry Barlow I included a few of the lyrics he wrote for We Can Run But We Can’t Hide; “We don’t own this place, though we act as if we did, It’s a loan from … Continue reading

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No hard feelings

“No Hard Feelings“- The Avett Brothers When my body won’t hold me anymore, And it finally lets me free, Will I be ready? When my feet won’t walk another mile, And my lips give their last kiss goodbye, Will my hands be steady? When I … Continue reading

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A holiday skunk tale

  This has been a tough year for the skunk population in my neck of the woods. It seems that I have seen and smelled more dead skunks on the side of the road than I have in years past. … Continue reading

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A reluctant hero: John Glenn

With John Glenn’s death yesterday, all seven of the original Mercury astronauts are now deceased. The Mercury program began in 1961 and ended when I was two years old in 1963. It was followed by the Gemini program which ended in 1966. The space program was … Continue reading

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No Words

In the span of a day I bet my Grandfather spoke less than 500 words. My Grandmother on the other hand probably spoke 10,000 words an hour. I always liked being around my Grandfather much more. The man has been gone for … Continue reading

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A bigger world

“The universe is wider than our views of it.” – Henry David Thoreau Sometime yesterday a little known spacecraft ended its mission. Rosetta which has been orbiting around Comet 67P for the past two years landed on the object of its study, transmitted a few … Continue reading

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A Poem-The space of love

If I drew a line from here to you And the lust between us was real Are you the image I wake up too An image that won’t fade with time The risk are high, the risk are true Are you the one, can … Continue reading

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