Here’s an interesting comparison from the news, which clearly illustrates the power of prayer: In 2005, a Tunisian pilot flying from Italy to Tunisia lost power in both engines. What did he do? Captain Gharby had turned the controls over to his co-pilot during the emergency and uttered a prayer, instead of following standard procedures [...]
Entries from March 2009
March 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment
March 24th, 2009 · Comments Off
Son made a house (L) and a pyramid (R) out of gumdrops and toothpicks.
Tags: Son Art
March 21st, 2009 · Comments Off
The mice appear to have been vanquished, or perhaps they are regrouping for another attack. In any case, my seedlings have been doing very well. Below, left to right: Brussels Sprouts, Tomatoes, Basil, and lettuce.
Tags: Our backyard
March 15th, 2009 · Comments Off
My design school alma mater is calling for postcard artwork from alumni, to be auctioned off as a fundraiser for the university. It sounds like they are expecting some kind of one-of-a-kind hand-created artwork. Of course, I don’t really do that kind of thing. My art medium is photography, so I’m making some little 4×6-inch [...]
March 7th, 2009 · Comments Off
Son’s favorite animal lately has been the elephant. Here is a drawing he did this morning. Notice the inset where the range of the elephant is noted on a globe.
Tags: Son Art
March 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment
Family trip: Feb 27-March 4, 2009 We flew via Southwest Airlines, which has become our airline of preference, and rented a car from Ace aka Blue Oval. The car was a Nissan Versa, and we paid $122 for 5 days. It was quite suitable (though there was not enough luggage space for 4 suitcases and [...]