Stuff about family past and present — genealogy and the kids, for example.
One of the coolest things I’ve ever seen is this Apollo crew module. It didn’t go to the moon, but was part of a 1973 Skylab mission. Still. It orbited the Earth more than 800 times, and splashed down safely 200 miles off of San Diego. You can see the erosion from the heat of re-entry all around the bottom.
Will get me a chocolate bar.
Distant cousin Tod has launched a web site with information about this branch of my family. Or, am I a branch of his family? Either way, Lackey Branches might have some useful information for your western Pennsylvania or North Carolina genealogy project.
Are thirty-sixth cousins.
Son A. has been travelling the country since September; backpacking, jumping trains, camping, couch-surfing. He and his friends had a dangerous situation in Chicago over the weekend.
To daughter C., who is graduating from high school today!
To Richard H., a third or fourth cousin of Shari and mine, who found my genealogy page and signed up.
…Dear Alex, Happy Birthday To You.
My son turns 20 today, which is remarkable considering I’m only like 25 myself.