Old Friends…

Every now and then I get to feeling like it’s November in my soul and I want to go out in the street and knock some peoples hats off. I can’t go to sea any more, even though I would in a heartbeat, so finding a nice way to make the sun shine sometimes is…

CT – The 2nd Bank of the United States | Plausibly Live

This often happens to me. I start down a thought road, planning to talk about one thing, and then I get off on a different road. As Sherlock Holmes described it, I follow the thread where it leads. I had planned to talk about this weeks refusal by the Supreme Court to issue a writ…

Traditions | Plausibly Live

Source: Traditions | Plausibly Live Holiday traditions are one of my favorite things about this time of year. From my favorite TV Shows and films to football in the snow, it’s a great time of year for traditions and fun!

How Apollo 8 ‘Saved 1968’ | Smithsonian

The unforgettable, 99.9 percent perfect, December moon mission marked the end of a tumultuous year Source: How Apollo 8 ‘Saved 1968’ | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian he Apollo 8 astronauts watched the desolate, crater-pocked surface of the moon pass beneath them. Then, something unexpectedly stunning happened. Rising above the horizon was a beautiful sphere, familiar and yet…

What’s in a Name? | Plausibly Live

Once upon a time, people started calling each other names. Seriously, they did. At first, they were clever plays on a person’s original name to be more representative of their character. Take Izabel in the Old Testament. You probably know her a Jezebel, but that is a play on her name, calling her a name…

Hanukkah For the Win

All those attempts to extinguish the light failed. Hanukkah still shines through!