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Image Comics’ “Spawn” comic book has been around for a long time. “Spawn” #300 will be on the shelves Sept. 4. That issue will tie it with “Cerebus” for longest running independent series in comic history. more
I complain about my father. In fact, I complain about my father a lot, but I give him credit for the nuggets of wisdom he’s given me. Before my first marriage, he warned me, “Son, if you’re ever tempted to cheat, make sure it’s with someone worth losing your marriage over.” more
After lengthy delays, Virgin Galactic has officially moved into its Gold LEED standard Gateway to Space building at Spaceport America. For me it all started at Holloman Air Force base in 2004 with the Ansari X Prize. Experimental space plane SpaceShipOne took the $10,000,000 prize and I was hooked. I was in Las Cruces for the 2006 Wirefly X Prize Cup and back at Holloman for the 2007 X Prize Lunar Lander Challenge. more
I was riding along the shore on the walkways in Huntingdon Beach during the first week in July, and I noticed something new this year. All the places where you can rent bikes along the beach now feature electric bikes. They are sweeping through the tourist areas like crazy. more
Facebook question: “How frustrating is it for you to know that writing and the power of arts are hardly able to change the world into a better place?” more
Before Facebook, WhatsAp, Twitter and Instagram gave us the opportunity to share every thought with the rest of the connected universe the moment it pops into our head, people used to keep diaries. more
It’s been raining all night and morning. The street in front of my house is a running creek. The backyard, a collection of miniature ponds. Everything in between is mud. Why my wife wants to go shopping in this kind of weather is beyond me. more
Gila Friends Meeting (Quaker) invites the public to join Friends in the 2019 Hiroshima Peace Day Observance at Gough Park on Sunday, Aug. 4. The remembrance will begin with a period of silent worship at 12:30 p.m., followed by an opportunity to speak out of the silence on the threat nuclear armaments represent for us - and the world. Please bring chairs to the pavilion. more
Every time we run into a friend that we haven’t seen in a long time, we like to say things like “what a small world.” more
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