The Power of Imagination

Greetings.  Even today the very thought of sending a person to the moon seems somewhat amazing–a bold idea that became a reality forty-three years ago when an awe-struck Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the dusty, imperfect surface of our closest friend in...

Notes from Sweden

Greetings.  As we head back to Washington, here a few more observations about Sweden… Swedes love coffee–very strong coffee.  And they have a remarkable ability to drink great quantities of coffee at all hours of the day and night and still...

The Joy of Kilometers

Greetings.  In the interest of full disclosure I must admit that I love kilometers. Absolutely adore them.  The simple yet elegant measure of distance used by a large percentage of the world's people.  1K.  1,000 meters.  A...