Bad Week for NASA

By | Jan 28, 2016

Yesterday I wrote about the fiery death of the first three NASA Astronauts to die in the United State’s quest for Space. I didn’t realize then how close together the three major Space Accidents actually occurred. The first happened on January 27, 1967 when afire in the command module sitting atop a Saturn IB rocket, […]

21st Century is Sweet 16

By | Jan 1, 2016

The 21st Century turns Sweet 16. And like a teenager wanting to break away from their parents, I’m sure the century wants to break away from being thought as ‘moving into the 21st Century’.

Abraham Lincoln – 6 Facts

By | Oct 17, 2015

Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809 in Hardin, Kentucky. He was the second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. He had an older sister Sarah, February 10, 1807 – January 20, 1828) and a brother Thomas who died as an infant in 1812. He also had a step-brother and step-sister from his […]

Famous Yogiisms – Quotes of Yogi Berra

By | Sep 23, 2015

Note: Yogi Berra passed away on September 22, 2015 at the age of 90. Yogi Berra is one of the best catchers to play the game of baseball. During his career he won the American League Most Valuable player three times and with the New York Yankees appeared in fourteen World Series winning ten. After […]

The Flag of the United States

By | Jun 14, 2015

It was on June 14, 1777 that The Continental Congress passed The Flag Resolution. It reads; “Resolved, That the flag of the United States be made of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.” In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a […]

Irish Traditions

By | Mar 17, 2015

St. Patrick is considered the Patron Saint of Ireland, but he was born in Britain. He was born near the end of the 4th Century to wealthy parents and was abducted by Irish Raiders and held in captivity in Ireland for 6 years. During this captivity he became a devote Christian. He is believed to […]

Eight Years Ago

By | Dec 10, 2014

I slightly missed the anniversary. Eight years ago on November 26, 2006 the first “6 Things Consider” was posted. It was just a simple post called “When Starting a Web Log (Blog)” Even though there hasn’t been that many new posts in the past couple of years, I do periodicity come back to this blog […]

Did You Know – Christmas

By | Dec 7, 2014

In 336 AD. Pope Julius I declared the birth and celebration of Jesus’ birthday as Christmas. He chose the day December 25th because it coincided with the pagan traditions of Winter Solstice. The idea was to bring pagans into the christian religion and selecting that day helped in this cause. No one knows the exact […]

Chex Mix for Breakfast

By | Oct 2, 2014

Here I am, a 56 year old guy, sitting with a cup of coffee and eating a breakfast of Chex Mix. Does that seem strange? Why not Chex Mix for breakfast? Even though many would consider it a snack, most of the contents of the package could be considered a cereal. Cereal is a common […]

July 4, 1776

By | Jul 3, 2014

How much do you actually know about what happened on and around July 4, 1776? We all know that July 4th is the birthday of the United States, but is it really? Events that lead up to the birth of the United States started with a Resolution by Richard Henry Lee, a representative to the […]

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