9/11: A view of life…

On the weekend just past, it was the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 disaster.  Every year, for the past 15 years, I have been silent about my memories of that day, fearful that someone would get offended.

The events of that day had a global impact. So many things changed in an instant. The world was in chaos. No one knew what was going on and planes around the world were being grounded.Read More

Space… The Final Frontier…

The geek in me is getting incredibly excited. I’ve seen the preview for the new Star Trek movie coming out this week and, oh man… I CAN’T WAIT!

Yes, I am a BIG Star Trek fan. I won’t go as far as saying that I dress up like the characters or anything, because I don’t, but I love the stories, I’m in love with the characters, and I get excited with the big space battles. But more importantly, I have many fond memories that are all connected to Star Trek.Read More

Please Share Your Stories…

For six months, Christchurch had been inflicted with quake after quake, starting with the 7.1-magnitude quake that woke residents of Canterbury from their slumber on September 11, 2010. The aftershocks were down to magnitudes of 4 and 3, and we could finally start to sleep again. They told us that the worst  was over. They were wrong.Read More