I left the Hiker Hostel on Saturday, after fixing one last breakfast of scrambled eggs, grits, and oatmeal to go with the french toast and juice and coffee made by Leigh and Duffy. Me and the cat stopped for the night in Macon – I got a dose of the flu early in the week […]

Left to right:  Mission specialist David Brown, commander Rick Husband, mission specialist Laurel Clark, mission specialist Kalpana Chawla, mission specialist Michael Anderson, pilot William McCool, Israeli payload specialist Ilan Ramon.

Crew of STS-51-L: Back row (L-R): Ellison Onizuka, Christa McAuliffe,Gregory Jarvis, Judith Resnik. Front row (L-R):Michael J. Smith, Francis “Dick” Scobee, Ronald McNair.

On this day in 1986 – about 5 minutes ago, to be precise – my Lovely Daughter came into this world, and changed my life forever. I don’t have the words to tell you what a blessing she’s been…she’s funny and smart and loving and kind…but also snarky – no idea where THAT would come […]

You left a space no one else will ever fill. I said goodbye to you in the same building where I met you. I have cried more today than in any day I can remember for a very long time. I love you, Sweetheart, and I’m not the only one. The world is better for […]


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