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24 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Beauty in stone, beauty in water

Beauty in water, beauty in stone. The cathedral was absolutely breathtaking. The river had a quieter beauty. It was so peaceful on the river that Sunday morning. Sometimes we have to take it where we can, amidst a raucous world.

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06 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Science and astronauts — not a rant

Last week author Nicky Drayden and I went to the University of Texas campus to hear astronaut Alan Bean talk about his life and work as a test pilot and astronaut and painter. (As Nicky pointed out, these opportunities are slipping away, to meet astronauts who walked on the moon)*.  It was incredibly inspiring. He […]

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14 September 2014 ~ 5 Comments

Ten Books

  I’m just now getting around to this. These are the ten books I read when I was young. I’m going to do this a bit differently, and limit my list to books that influenced my writing as well as my tastes. The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. J.R.R. Tolkien I grew up […]

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