Archive | patrice sarath

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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25 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Obituary for a man who never lived

Obituary. Mike Cole Mike Cole was a jack-of-all-trades turned successful businessman, who turned a small moving and hauling company started with one truck into a publicly traded behemoth, Mike Cole Shipping. He loved his friends, his fiends, and good food, and resembled a half-Irish, half-Italian James Gandolfini. He was proudest of his Italian meatballs and […]

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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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