Tag Archives: Uranus Return

Oh Morley, So Many Of Us Loved You–And Will Miss You Now!

CBS News correspondent Morley Safer retired this past week after 46 years in the news business. Viewers of “60 Minutes” and followrs of the Vietnam War on CBS will remember Safer for his compassionate focus on human interest stories that flowed with warmth and understanding at the same time he could tackle big stories, ask

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Far from a Dilettante, He Was a Master of All He Did–Farewell, Umberto Eco

On special request from reader Sara Priebe, my tribute to Umberto Eco… In a 2011 Washington Post review of The Prague Cemetery, Michael Dirda described him as half savant, half bon vivant. And he was every bit the scholar and proliferate author of nearly two dozen nonfiction books and another six highly popular novels.  First on

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Pluto, Full On – Part 4: A Dancing Star Moves On to the Cosmos

Pluto, Full On series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 The email news from NASA began, “Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, lunar module pilot on Apollo 14, passed away Thursday in West Palm Beach, Fla., on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing.” Those words, “on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing”

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