|| Just over 2 years ago I was at the Hood River Fly-In hosted by the Western Antique Aviation And Automobile Museum (WAAAM). I didn't just get a chance to see old friends, I learned that one of them had embarked on writing a thorough history of the 737. My friend Dan Dornseif is a … Continue reading Boeing 737: The World’s Jetliner
||Some of you may have noticed that we had an eclipse today! It was a remarkable event to experience, and I watched it from downtown Portland. We were about about 20 odd miles from the path of totally which translated to 99% of an eclipse for us. At its peak the Sun was only a … Continue reading Solar Eclipse
|| I have always been a science, aviation, and spaceflight nerd, and the idea of going to distant worlds remains a wonderful dream. Since the closest we will foreseeably get in my lifetime is our various space agency’s probes, I have always been a fan. So I remember my excitement for the Cassini-Huygens mission to … Continue reading Cassini’s Night
No one expected the Singularity. A Singularity had certainly been postulated, discussed, and dissected ad infinitum, but this was different- it was real. It proved unequivocally that the observed was influenced by the observer, that Dark Energy was real, and that we were its progenitors. It was the darkness within us that fed it, creating a feedback loop … Continue reading The Inaugural Singularity
I woke up this morning from a vivid stress dream. I was in a burning, nearly destroyed city, trying to fight off German Panzers from the rubble of a collapsed building. They were supported by TIE Fighters in the sky, TIE Punishers to be exact, and I woke just as the Fascist forces overwhelmed me. I remember feeling … Continue reading Dream Interpretations
City or Pub? D. Paul Angel A lot has been going on with Reddit of late, which got me thinking about how we view the Web, and the sites we visit. I am not a Redditor, though I have used it occasionally, and I personally know many good, solid people who use it very positively. … Continue reading City or Pub?