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JFK

A friend texted me his favorite JFK quote last night. It’s from a speech Kennedy gave in the stadium at Rice University in Houston on September 12, 1962. “We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that …

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Slip Happens!

On May 13, 1918 the United States Postal Service issued it’s very first Air Mail stamp. For 24 cents you could send a piece of mail by airplane, which was significantly faster than the “pony express.” One  batch of those famous stamps became infamous because the image of the biplane printed in blue ink inside …

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Odyssey

Odyssey Fifty years ago today Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece, “2001: A Space Odyssey” was released. It was a remarkable movie for it’s time and still holds up pretty well half a century later. I think I need to make a point to watching it again. You may recall some of the music from the movie too, …

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