Archive for the ‘Discussion’ Category

28 Years Ago – – –

January 31, 1986 – a day many Americans who were around then will remember as the day the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded one minute and 13 seconds after lift-off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. With a close-up view (8 miles away) that image has been indelibly etched into my memory. Prior to that tragic […]

Snow Removal – NC

Brrr ! With the recent inclement weather (very low temperatures, snow, ice, etc.) that has affected most of the United States, the emphasis has been on Metropolitan Atlanta. Although they had only several inches of snow, because of its geographical location (the South) they did not have a plan or equipment in place to handle […]

“The Sound of” – – – Carrie

  On December 5th NBC aired a live presentation of “The Sound of Music”, a 3-hour spectacular. This was a massive undertaking (reportedly costing 9 million dollars). Live TV productions of this magnitude ended many decades ago with the advent of modern recording equipment. There have been programs with the tag “recorded live”, which is […]

Islamization of Florida?

A few days ago it was revealed that the School Board of Brevard County, FL (my former place of residence and where my teenage grandson is  a student) is “reviewing” a history textbook  that espouses the study,  at length, of the Islamic faith. Those who have reviewed the book have discovered that it is a […]