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We chanced to stumble across a picture this morning of three de Havilland Tiger Moths flying over Highclere Castle: Fans of Downton Abbey will, of course, recognize the location. They may also recall that, early in the show, the Abbey was used as a convalescent home for soldiers wounded in World War I. As it … Continue reading
For those unaware, we grew up on Baa Baa Black Sheep (under its alternate title, Black Sheep Squadron-occasionally in the local Officers’ Quarters). We chanced to discover upon the following: https://www.radialconversions.com/ http://www.rotecengines.com/Projects/BrianKelly.html Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HdqLQEpZoA Upon referral to Dad (who also introduced me to airplanes, and to proper–read: round) engines, he said “That radial RV is … Continue reading
Any further commentary about our procrastination will henceforth be met with derisive laughter, then immediate deletion.
Cuius est solum, eius est usque ad coelum et ad inferos, goes the axiom. Property rights extend not just to the surface, but infinitely out to space. This set us to thinking about a Robert Heinlein novella, The Man Who Sold the Moon. If we could somehow arrange to be directly under the Moon, we’d have … Continue reading
TSA to continue allowing small knives on planes, this time on purpose. Because, really, they’ve been so effective at catching them thus far.