Monthly Archives: October 2008

Hubble Back in Business

“NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is back in business. Just a couple of days after the orbiting observatory was brought back online, Hubble aimed its prime working camera, the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2), at a particularly intriguing target, a … Continue reading

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The Mousetrap and Community Theater

Last weekend, I had an interesting experience. First, a quick bit of history: I have been involved with the local theater group ever since I moved here. I started with lights and sound, being a tech type, and eventually (after … Continue reading

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Review: The Fathers by Pope Benedict XVI

The Fathers by Pope Benedict XVI Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor Published: 2008 The material in this book, says the first footnote, is taken from Pope Benedict XVI’s general audiences from March 7, 2007 through February 27, 2008. There are 26 … Continue reading

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I'm All Alone… All By Myself…

there is no one here beside me… This is remarkable. In a South African gold mine, two miles beneath the surface, scientists have found a bacteria that lives completely by itself. It’s an ecosystem of one, and one only. From … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon: Notes

Last year I started to keep a journal – the paper and pen kind. The first entry in it is 8/14/2007, about Einstein by Walter Isaacson. The next entry is 9/2, and says “Had to bring Einstein back to the … Continue reading

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Lute Olson – University of Arizona Basketball

ESPN is reporting that Lute Olson is stepping down as the head basketball coach at the University of Arizona, reportedly for health reasons. I attended the U of A, starting in 1986 – a year after Lute Olson took over … Continue reading

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