Daily Archives: 11 November 2015


A number of veterans in my family: older brother, a few uncles, and even a niece served in the Coast Guard. My father is pictured, right.

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On My Bookshelf: The Interstellar Age

I endorse Jim Bell’s The Interstellar Age as an accessible and enjoyable read. He¬†explores¬†the unfolding story of the Voyager probes that expanded human knowledge of the outer solar system. He was there for some of it as a Caltech student … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 150: On Design

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. 150. Given the interrelationship between living space and human behavior, those who design buildings, neighborhoods, public spaces and cities, ought to draw on the various disciplines which help … Continue reading

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