On Christmas Eve, 52 years ago, the first manned mission to the moon entered lunar orbit. That evening, Lunar Module Pilot William Anders captured this image of our blue planet, now known as Earthrise. The crew of Apollo 8 made the following reading from the Book of Genesis verses 1-10. “We are now approaching lunar … Continue reading Apollo 8: Earthrise
4:45 a.m. and no alarm goes off, no slow illumination of the alarm clock from pre-dawn glow to midday harsh brightness. No movement at the end of the bed where Toby is still curled up, lost in whatever cats dream about. But there I am. Awake. Ready to tackle the day! Time to get up, … Continue reading The Journey
Hello world! As you may have noticed, I deactivated my Facebook account recently to take some time off to “reset” and unplug from the never ending train wreck that is today’s social media landscape. I wanted to take stock and do some thinking on what I want out of social networking, what it was taking … Continue reading Welcome!