Sometime ago this author was introduced to the work of comedienne Jean Robertson. I wish I had heard about her earlier – she is wonderful!! Through discovering the amusing in everyday life and ordinary events, Mrs. Robertson brings laughter and joy to this member of her audience. And her wonderful Southern accent only makes the … Continue reading Left Brain, Right Brain – Laughing with Jean Robertson
…The only question is why some seemed to think he had it wrong. Just because we do not have intact records or proof that something listed in ancient manuscripts does not negate the likelihood that the item in question existed. It usually means that we have not been able to verify it for certain. Or, … Continue reading The Father of History Had It Right…
Check out this amazing article about an object astronomers discovered traveling at five times the speed of light: Astronomers Have Discovered Something that Appears to be Traveling at Five Times the Speed of Light on January 20, 2019 Please welcome to the stage a master illusionist. An energy beam that stabs out of galaxy M87 … Continue reading Slow Down!
This article is the fourth in a five part series about the skill of adding depth to fiction. Parts One, Two, and Three may be read here, here, and here. So far we have discussed maintaining a sense of “magic” in fiction, the use and necessity of images, and the consideration due to the length … Continue reading Depth in Fiction, Part Four: Philosophy, Theology, and the Difference between Right and Wrong
Alleluia! He is risen! Alleluia! Alleluia! Happy Easter, readers! Nam quod Rex regum! Christ and The Pagan by John Bannister Tabb I had no God but these, The sacerdotal Trees, And they uplifted me. - 'I hung upon a Tree.' - The sun and moon I saw, And reverential awe Subdued me day and night. … Continue reading Happy Easter!
“The Beauty of Xiaohe,” as this red-headed female mummy is known, was the first of the Tarim Basin mummies that this author learned about. Ever since that first article detailing the discovery of European mummies in China, she has maintained an interest in it. Unfortunately, however, this has not translated into constant monitoring of the … Continue reading Chinese Mummies…with Red Hair
…For being perhaps the smallest surviving child in the world. Born at twenty-four weeks, this Japanese boy is now at a healthy weight and has been discharged to the care of his family. The doctor who treated him wanted people to know “there is a possibility that babies will be able to leave the hospital … Continue reading Premature Baby Boy Breaks the Record…