Concepts create idols; only wonder grasps anything. - St Gregory of Nyssa

Friday, December 5, 2014

Splashdown!

Incredible footage.
I had forgotten the launch was postponed until today, I am sorry I missed it "live."

This makes my heart move right into my throat.
I wonder who the brave souls will be, who will go into the first Orion manned flight.

See the takeoff, from Tumblr.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014

History Test

Only remember: There are battles taking place in the heavenlies that are far more significant than those that take place here on Earth.

  1. 1968, Bobby Kennedy was shot and killed by:
    1. Superman
    2. Jay Leno
    3. Harry Potter
    4. A Muslim male extremist between the ages of 17 and 40
  2. In 1972 at the Munich Olympics, athletes were kidnapped and massacred by:
    1. Olga Corbett
    2. Sitting Bull
    3. Arnold Schwarzenegger
    4. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40
  3. In 1979, the U.S. embassy in Iran was taken over by:
    1. Lost Norwegians
    2. Elvis
    3. A tour bus full of 80-year-old women
    4. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40
  4. During the 1980s a number of Americans were kidnapped in Lebanon by:
    1. John Dillinger
    2. The King of Sweden
    3. The Boy Scouts
    4. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40
Take the rest of the test at Liberty's Torch.