Tag Archives: Moon

It’s Moon Day!

Great-aunt Emma reacted to news of the Apollo Eleven landing with horror. She firmly believed that the Moon would soon fall from the sky and shatter itself onto the Earth like a Christmas tree ornament. No amount of logical reasoning … Continue reading

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Luna III

The late 1950s witnessed space exploration superiority by the Soviet Union.  Famously, the first orbital manmade satellite achieved orbit in October of 1957 when Sputnik One made history. A month later, Sputnik Two orbited the Earth with the first animal … Continue reading

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Monday Attitude

Monday is proof positive that attitude plays a major role in our level of happiness.  I took mental notes about Mondays, a couple of Mondays ago. I awoke with a smile on my face.  I realized I was playing “Monday … Continue reading

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Chandrayaan One Takes Off

Whenever most of us ponder the space race and the flight of craft to the moon, we think of the USA and the Apollo missions.  We also think of the Soviet Union and their Soyuz projects. There are more nations … Continue reading

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Only One Planet

Since childhood, I inherited the trait of packratism.  Stuff has accumulated in the form of collections.  I have plenty of collections, some are nifty and others make me wonder what I was thinking at the time I started the collection. … Continue reading

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Noon

Humanity has romanticised sunrises and sunsets.  Volumes of stories and poetry have been written regarding mornings and evenings, even afternoons are highly regarded.  But only a handful of literature, plays, movies or even photography about noon come to most folks’ … Continue reading

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