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THE LIGHT SHINES ON IN THE DARKNESS, AND THE DARKNESS DID NOT UNDERSTAND IT OR OVERPOWER IT OR APPROPRIATE IT OR ABSORB IT [AND IS UNRECEPTIVE TO IT].

8/5/16

The Bible states in John 1
Amplified Bible (AMP)

1 In the beginning was the Word (Christ), and the Word was with God, and the Word was God Himself. 1,562 more words

Wall Street Journal review of "Calculated Risk"

Link to Wall Street Journal review:

http://www.wsj.com/articles/riding-a-lemon-to-the-moon-1468614346

In the coming weeks, I’ll be speaking with veteran newscaster Bill Kurtis about the history of Apollo and signing books at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum and the Udvar-Hazy Annex at Dulles International Airport. 6 more words

Biography

The Many Friends of Gus Grissom

Writing a book is simultaneously hard work and a labor of love. Among the pleasures are the folks encountered along the way. There were many such instances during the seven or so years it took me to write a biography of the astronaut Virgil I. 535 more words

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Interview with author of Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom

In advance of the release of Calculated Risk, the news web site Reston Now published an interview. See the full story here.

My biography of Gus Grissom will be released next week by Purdue University Press, and I’ll be signing copies on May 13 in Chicago during… 8 more words

Biography

Apollo 1: The Crew of a New Machine

Fifty years ago on this date the crew of the first manned American Apollo mission was announced. Gus Grissom was named commander of the three-man crew that included Ed White, the nation’s first spacewalker, and rookie Roger Chaffee. 500 more words

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Getting Your Shit Together: A (Very) Rough Guide to Making a Lifestyle

I do get asked reasonably often how I managed ended up leaving my old career and traveling, working in Antarctica, taking long breaks in between, etc.  1,533 more words

Waxing Philosophic