Succeeding Through Paying It Forward

An article I wrote for the Heinlein Society website: The Heinleins’ Adopted Granddaughter Invents Medical Product by Deb Houdek Rule “When your hero adopts you at age 12, there’s little that seems out of reach.” —Amy Baxter, M.D. Amy Baxter, the Heinleins’ adopted granddaughter, is gaining renown as the inventor of a medical device called[…]

Future History is Made Today!

11-11-12: It’s Lazarus Long’s 100th Birthday ! Happy 100th Birthday Woodrow Wilson Smith, aka Lazarus Long; Ernest Gibbons; Captain Aaron Sheffield; “Happy” Daze; His Serenity Seraphin the Younger, Supreme High Priest of the One God in All His Aspects and Arbiter Below and Above; Proscriber Prisoner No. 83M2742; Mr. Justice Lenox; Corporal Ted Bronson; Dr.[…]

Boat Day: With Spiders

We’re in the last waning days of summer. I just moved to sit outside on the deck, to enjoy the summer sun, but it’s sixty-seven degrees right now, and feeling very much like autumn. The aspen tree has already lost most of its leaves, turning to gold and falling off. Others are already showing color,[…]

Remember Flight 93

In the midst of the remembrances and reflections on the tenth anniversary of 9-11, I will remember and honor the brave people of Flight 93. That flight, aimed for our nation’s capital, was crashed into a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. That place, and those Americans onboard, are our time’s Alamo. Remember Flight 93. They fought[…]

Remodeling the Website

I’ve been working the last few days on another major website remodel. This gets rather technical, so bear with me. When I did the redesign I’ll call the “misty blue lake” design, I built using ASP.NET, a programming language based on Windows servers. It’s also the language I use on the television station website, so[…]