Christmas 2015 and Memories of my Lady Anne

Christmastime brings a gentle reflection Of my life with my dear Lady Anne It is clear upon any inspection Thanks to her, I was one lucky man We had nearly a third of a century And were shooting to make it a half There’s so much that my Lady has meant to me She was...
Memorial Day tribute

Memorial Day tribute

Memorial Day we gather and pay homage to our fallen Who gave themselves completely in response to duty’s callin’ Some joined to see the world, some thought “Adventure! Education!” And others drawn by kinship with the proud that guard our Nation But trials and training...

The Octans

I’ve got a new site under construction, which will have lots of information about an imaginary race of creatures called octans. They are inhabitants of the seas of a far-future Earth, and are the descendants of modern-day octopuses. By the time the story begins...
Comet ISNO

Comet ISNO

As of this moment (Nov 26h), the title may not be a typo. Comet ISON, still a couple of days from closest approach, may have just disintegrated. (6) Matthews Knight of Lowell Observatory has reported a drop in magnitude of the comet from magnitude 4.3 on November 22nd...

A new beginning

Ah, it is disappointing that the posts here were destroyed. This was one blog that was backed up to an extent, but not so much that a tangle of websites couldn’t overwrite it. So we start again.  Some business needs to be taken care of, including linking to my...