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20 July 1969 – Man on the Moon – 50 years ago

Today is the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walking on the Moon – 20 July 1969. As a little kid I spent my summers in Montana and Wyoming, riding and running like a swift browned animal.  The … Continue reading

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#gopconvention reminds me of two wonderful things

I’ve been watching the Republican National Convention speeches. Tonight, I’ve been reminded of two wonderful things, one in the past and one in the future. First, in the past, today is the anniversary of the amazing moment when man first … Continue reading

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Our traces on the Moon

I don’t have a Truly and Fantastically Super Cool category, but if I did, this would be in it. NASA has clear photos of the Apollo 12, 14 and 17 landing sites. The photos show the twists and turns of … Continue reading

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