All of us have our medical stories.  Some of you suffer from severe physical ailments.  Others are more fortunate.  But even in the worst of times, when the outlook is darkest, there is always hope for a miracle recovery of some sort. A little more than twenty years ago I had that sort of experience. […]

Twelve Years Till World’s End

The Earth’s climate is changing.  It is getting warmer, the ice caps are melting, and the seas are slowly rising. The average Earth temperature has risen 1 degree centigrade since the beginning of the industrial revolution.  A further rise is inevitable, and the harmful effects are being experiencing world-wide. Experts are predicting that any increase […]

In the Beginning

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” These are the first words in the Bible, and it is the bedrock of Judeo-Christian faith. For Christians, the first chapter of the Gospel of John stands along with Genesis 1:1. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in […]

The Court and the Cross

On November 27, 2018, I posted an article entitled “The Atheists vs the Cross”.  The American Humanist Association had challenged the “Peace Cross” in Bladensburg, Maryland, a monument erected in 1925 to honor men from Prince Georges County who died in the Great War.  The Humanists argued that the monument violated the Establishment Clause of […]

Who is the Bigot?

Bigotry is defined by the Cambridge Dictionary as “having and expressing strong, unreasonable beliefs and disliking other people who have different beliefs or a different way of life.”  Merriam-Webster describes a bigot as “a person who is obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his or her own opinions and prejudices — especially one who regards or […]

The Danish Sex Dynamo

For years we have suffered from the incredible volume of junk mail delivered by our carriers. Usually, after each mail delivery I stand by the trash basket and sort through the material.  Most of the items are immediately assigned to the trash, and more than half of the remaining items are discarded after examination.  Finding […]

Off to Deutschland

A few weeks after our move to Columbia, Maryland, in the fall of 1967, I flew out of Dulles airport on my first trip to Europe.  The purpose of the trip was for me to introduce some of our overseas personnel to a new research tool that I had developed at NSA. My initial stop […]