It you had to pick one thing out of the original Star Trek series to have in your own life, what would it have been? Beam me up, Scotty? The replicators? Warp drive? Well, we didn’t get those, did we. At least not yet. Face it, we got the equivalent of the com badges, thoseContinue reading “If I’d only known…”
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If you’re going to be an old car ….
“If you’re going to be a pilot, be a good one.” My dad said it in a matter-of-fact tone, as he handed me all the pamphlets and books he had used years ago when he studied for his own pilot’s license. I was twenty-two years old and immortal, using the pay from my first realContinue reading “If you’re going to be an old car ….”
What the hell happened in 1968? (race relations edition)
Funny how forty-seven years can melt away in an instant. I am going through the last bits of china and art from my mother’s house. I am used to the memories that the old things bring, and the pang of how my mom once loved this vase or my father once showed me that book.Continue reading “What the hell happened in 1968? (race relations edition)”