Time Warp

Ouch!  The last few weeks have been rough on me and my little blog. I had a painful eye ailment that forced me to keep computer use to a minimum, which is not easy in my business – or in any business, come to think of it. Then there were a few days of jet…

Republic Day

January 26 is “Republic Day” in India. It’s the day their constitution was ratified and it is celebrated with almost as much fanfare as the day they got their independence from Britain. People — some people — volunteer to register voters in remote villages. Kids enter essay contests. In Calcutta they have cookouts (it’s actually…

Speaking of Mars. . .

We have so many operations there right now Phoenix, Spirit, Opportunity, Odyssey — can you believe it? The bodies of old missions like Pathfinder all the way back to the Viking missions that got my imagination all fired up as a kid… Mars is littered with Earth technology. If there is water on Mars, perhaps…