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One Giant Influence

One Giant Influence

Fifty Years Well… here we are, fifty years after Neil and Buzz landed on the Moon. Fifty years after that “One Small Step…” There are so many celebrations. So many memories. So many recreations, parties, movies, television specials, etc....
Restore, but don’t remove.

Restore, but don’t remove.

Restore, but don’t remove. With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing rapidly approaching, we’re seeing a much-welcomed and enthusiastic set of memories, restorations, and new looks at the US Space Program of the 1960s. I am VERY happy and...
The Cathedral

The Cathedral

The Cathedral of manned spaceflight: An acolyte’s journey. When I think of “cathedrals”, I think of large, imposing, usually European or English Gothic church buildings. I’ve been so very fortunate to check off my bucket list some of the most...
My last FDO Console Log Book entries

My last FDO Console Log Book entries

In November of 2018, I went back to JSC to participate in the sendoff of one my old FDO buddies as he retired. It was great seeing so many familiar faces again. But, after lunch, my old office mate (Big Bird!) took me on-site to the old MCC stomping grounds....
Two Years!

Two Years!

Two Years Grandpa’s little buddy turns 2! Suddenly… Two. Wow. This little guy. My Pride-and-Joy. He’s two. … and with every picture, video, and visit, continues to remind me of his daddy at that age. He’s the spitting image of 26 years...
Faro-la Faro-li!

Faro-la Faro-li!

Faro-la Faro-li! or … “I love Universal Monster Movies” Frankenstein Dracula The Wolf Man Frankenstein. Dracula. The Wolf Man. Legends, one and all, in the Universal Studios heyday of monster movies from the 1920s through the end of the 1950s…...
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