Monthly Archives: September 2011

Einstein’s Violin

He didn’t sing about the master mind Consumed with gravity, physics, space and time. He sang about what the left brain did When Einstein played his violin.   He said he wondered what would have come Had Albert applied his … Continue reading

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Tamales and Cotton: An Interesting Motorcycle Trip

It was such a pretty day yesterday that I decided to take a motorcycle ride. I like discovering new restaurants, particularly local favorites that have their own personality. Before I left, I searched the internet for places that the TV … Continue reading

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Skydiving

I skydived for over 2 years.  Crazy, eh? Saturday afternoon, Patty and I drove down to Skydive Spaceland Airpark, about a 20 minute drive from our home in Sugar Land.  We watched loads of skydivers doing formations, tandem jumps and … Continue reading

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Turn the Flash Off

I’ve got this awesome digital camera that takes perfect pictures just about every time.  It’s my Nikon D90 digital SLR camera.  It takes GREAT pictures by simply using the AUTO settings and letting the camera determine the exposure and flash … Continue reading

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Fruit For Breakfast

I couldn’t pass up the fresh berries at Sam’s yesterday.  Big old tubs of strawberries and blueberries were piled high in the produce section.  I passed them by the first time, heading for the cheeses and deli items.  But I … Continue reading

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My First Reading

Last night, I presented Chapter 1 of the book I’m writing to my authors group for my first reading.  I’ve been attending the West Houston/Texas Writer’s Meet-Up group since July.  Last night, I stepped out and presented eight pages to … Continue reading

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Impossible

Impossible is an illusion.

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My 9/11 as an Air Traffic Controller.

Watching the emotional ceremony at Ground Zero this morning on TV, I thought back to my day on Tuesday, September 11th, 2001.  As an air traffic controller, it was one of the most unusual days of my life, although I … Continue reading

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Decision Points

I just finished reading George W. Bush’s book, Decision Points. I downloaded it from my local library for free, which was very cool in and of itself.  It’s not exactly the easiest thing to figure out when you get started, … Continue reading

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Taking a Break after Dallas DANCE

I’m taking a break after one heck of a weekend at the Dallas DANCE swing dance event. I performed two tough dance routines, one with my partner Karen and the other with my Pro, Lisa.  That was exhausting and exhilarating at the … Continue reading

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