Tag: family

Blast from the Past

Sometimes you run across a family photo that makes you wish you knew your parents when they were young. This is also one of the only two photos I have of my grandfather. They’re sitting in a hotrod my father build from scratch in 1954. My mother and grandfather in a homemade flathead Ford powered hotrod. One annoying thing about scanning old photos, is that they’re never square to the paper.

My father’s spaceship

Tell us a story about little known fact about yourself. § A little known fact about me is: my father built spaceships. Building spaceships takes a lot more than what’s shown in the movies and news. Today media focuses on the strong personalities that drive a space program. This is new. In the recent past, before the NASA resurgence we’re seeing today. Before the ISS, even. Before the private investment in spaceflight we have.