I was working with a guy from out of town today and we finished about midday. Normally when I've got someone from out of town and we get free time I take them to downtown Washington to show them tourist sites, usually the Lincoln Memorial and the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. It's the best of its kind anywhere. Hanging from the ceiling in one room are the X15, which set altitude records, the jet Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in, and the Spirit of St. Louis. If you view…Continue
originally published August 28, 2012
So much of what happened then set the stage for now.
It also earned one of my few Editors' Picks.
This was inspired by a post by Jeremiah Horrigan called Neil Armstrong without tears.
I look at my elders and notice they wonder what on Earth is going on with the…Continue
Every year, my Temple holds a Friday night service in honor of Martin Luther King, jr.'s birthday. This was the twentieth annual service and the first I've attended.
The main rabbi (as opposed to the assistant rabbi) at my Temple, Rabbi…Continue