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My Lemmy Memory

My Lemmy Memory

My Lemmy Memory: Lemmy Kilmister died yesterday. You might not be familiar, but trust me: he lives on in all of us. Lemmy accessed a deep reserve of antisocial anger and rebellion somewhere beneath the sheen of good times and prepackaged adolescence most know as Rock...
The Difference Between Scientists and Engineers

The Difference Between Scientists and Engineers

I recently toured the Lowell Observatory for the first time. Everyone’s favorite sometimes-planet Pluto was discovered here in 1930, though the observatory dates back to 1894. That was before electricity was available from nearby Flagstaff. Back then, Percival...

Drywall Repair as Teen Rebellion

One drawback of growing up with “creative” parents: Being rebellious is hard work. But I found a way. My dad thought most manual labor was below him. He was a musician, songwriter, playwright, and occasional vacuum-cleaner salesman (No lie: You do what you...

And . . . We are Back . . .

Hey, that hiatus was a little longer than I had expected, but . . . . but . . .  LOOK AT THOSE FONTS! On the HEADER! LOOK! No, don’t mind that guy in the picture. I’m talking about the fonts! Anyway, my new blog host and refinements will let me do a lot...