Category Archives: In Memoriam

RIP: Robert Jordan


I didn’t read his work as much as my wife has … I think it very unlikely that the 12th and final book in the Wheels of Time series will be finished now. Rumor was that this could have been … Continue reading

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Lost my grandmother


It’s times like these where things are brought into very sharp, clear focus. I’m likely not going to blog for awhile as family matters will be taking up most of my time. Today I lost my grandmother (who just passed … Continue reading

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Sad Day: Lost a real teacher for us science buffs


Just heard on the radio [NPR] that Don Herbert died last night. He was 89. I remember watching him on Mr. Wizard’s World – in reruns – and absolutely loved it.  I came to love his approach of asking questions … Continue reading

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