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Everybody is familiar with the nursery rhyme that begins “Twinkle, twinkle little star, How I wonder what you are!” Well, we know now that every star is a sun that has explosive eruptions … more
The other day I noticed that one of the screws holding my computer table had come loose. I went to the place in my house where most of us keep our tools. Oh, I am sure many of you have a neatly … more
With a tip of my cap to Paul Simon, when I look back at all the math I learned in high school, it’s a wonder I can add at all. In school my favorite subject was math. It came easily to me. … more
Modern technology has greatly devastated many industries. Probably one of the hardest hit are camera companies. For most of us who were alive in BCP, we have memories of how we used to take pictures. … more
Films and television have given us a bevy of female superheroes to root for. Black Widow, Batwoman, Harley Quinn, and Elektra have all become memorable superheroes. But there are a few real … more
I remember the opening sequence in the television show “The Twilight Zone.” As eerie music played, images such as an eyeball and spinning clocks moved across the black and white screen. … more
Like most children I would power through whatever my parents put on the dinner table to get to dessert. Meatloaf, broccoli, mashed potatoes and a salad were just obstacles standing in the way of an … more
We have been dealing with this virus for a very long time. Just when we thought we were on the verge of controlling it, variants have caused a spike in the numbers. In response to the increasing … more
Years before cell phones, email and Facebook, there was a simpler way to communicate your whereabouts to family and friends. Almost everywhere you traveled most resorts, amusement parks, … more
Holding a fistful of envelopes containing my payments of monthly bills, I stood in line at the post office to buy some “Forever” stamps. As I waited for the person at the counter to … more
So far, this summer has been a mixture of intense heat interrupted by torrential thunderstorms. Driven inside by the weather you can use the time to assess your umbrella collection and clean the … more
For as long as food stores have existed, shoppers selected a line to join to purchase their items. In Medieval times, hungry patrons of the local “Mead ‘n’ Gruel” shoppe … more
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