When Radio Ruled

  WHEN RADIO RULED  When I came of age, television had invaded our lives.  Ed Sullivan showed us the Beatles, and the nightly news showed us the daily body counts of the dead in Vietnam. Civil Rights, and the Women's Movement.  Revolution in our culture.  Rebellion in our generation.  But change had had preceded us.  [...]

George Washington at 22

  GEORGE WASHINGTON AT TWENTY-TWO George Washington had returned to the Western Pennsylvania wilderness.  He was with forty of his men and a few Indian warriors of the Mingo Half-King, Tanacharison.  They were hiding on the bluffs surrounding thirty-five sleeping Frenchmen, one of whom might have been a French diplomat. It happened so fast.  Fifteen [...]

Lucifer in our Skies!

LUCIFER IN OUR SKIES ! But not always.  And why not?  Because that planet moves around! Venus is inferior to us, the second large object from the sun inside our orbit.  It is very similar in size and shape to our Earth.  But hotter.  Very hot.  Maybe that is why it was named for the [...]