Monthly Archives: June 2008

zinnia

The Earth Laughs in Flowers – Ralph Waldo Emerson I planted my zinnias yesterday. Of all the flowers in my garden,none are easier to grow than zinnias. Let’s see – just plant ’em, go inside take summer napsand watch ’em … Continue reading

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contraptions

I have owned and operated a lot of contraptions. Contraptions do some remarkable things and even surprise their inventors. Orville Wright once said, “No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.” So machines can exceed our greatest … Continue reading

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Wanderlust revisited

Some 20 million miles ago, I saw it. That Pan AM poster from the 30’s that shows a Boeing 314 Clipper coming in for a landing in Tahiti. It stirred up my juices and today I get excited every time … Continue reading

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