Houston, I Have Main Engine Start!

The trouble with being a rocket scientist, is that you can never say to folks at work, “Come on guys, it’s not rocket science!”   The last trip into space that I recall in any detail was a space shuttle mission in the early 90’s. The passage of so much time made it incredible for me to watch Space X’s February …

Remember Who You Are!

“We never know how high we are till we are called to rise. Then if we are true to form… our statures touch the skies.”                                                                       …

The Secret Is Their Yoga Pants?

Comedian Tim Hawkins has a great skit that demonstrates the differences between his approach and his wife’s when it comes to running their household. On a typical day, he will come home to find his wife homeschooling the kids, making dinner, encouraging a friend on the phone, making tomorrow’s lunches and folding laundry all while their toddler is clinging to …

It’s Ok To Be Human!

“I’m only human, of flesh and blood I’m made!”                – lyrics from The Human League There is a cute anecdote about a young man who decided to enter a cloistered monastery and begin his training to become a religious monk. It was after careful thought and serious consideration that he entered and agreed to embrace a stoic and solitary …