Poem: Born during the Korean War

Born during the Korean War Born during the Korean War, Raised in the 1950s and 1960s Stay at home mom and hard working dad They gave us a better chance than they ever had. And were glad they did, but never told them. Eisenhower was president when we started school, Boys wore flat-tops, tee-shirts, and… Continue reading Poem: Born during the Korean War

My First Trip To The University of Texas McDonald Observatory

In October 1974, I made my first trip to the University of Texas McDonald Observatory. It was 500 miles one-way from the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington to Fort Davis, Texas. The purpose of the trip was to do the required astronomical labs for my physics class in astronomy. The trip was… Continue reading My First Trip To The University of Texas McDonald Observatory

Poem: Earthlings

Earthlings Astronauts William Andres, Jim Lovell, and Frank Borman Read the creation story From Genesis in the Bible As they orbited the moon. We saw what the moon And good earth looked like From outer space … And the crew Of Apollo 8 closed with “good night, good luck, a Merry Christmas, and God bless… Continue reading Poem: Earthlings