john glenn

On May 29, the United States and the world will celebrate the 100th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birth. Tragically, President
Voyaging beyond an hour from home with my boys is NOT MY THING.
His name was Dick Benke. Tall, dark wiry hair, bespectacled. Short sleeve plaid shirts and khakis. Barely smiled. He was
A moving scene in Hidden Figures surrounds a bathroom scene. Katherine Johnson is newly assigned to a work group with only
I held a small, private moment of silence last week when I heard that John Glenn had passed away at the age of 95. Glenn’s
At a time when it seems almost naïve to expect public figures to act with transparency, compassion and courage, I vividly remember one who did.
John Glenn became a family friend and a frequent visitor to Hyannis Port and Hickory Hill years after Jack was gone.
In 1962, Glenn earned hero status as the first American to orbit the Earth.
Details of the 95-year-old's condition and diagnosis were not disclosed.
"Our vision is millions of people living and working in space, and New Glenn is a very important step," said Jeff Bezos, unveiling this week his space travel company Blue Origin's giant rocket named after Astronaut John Glenn.
The mysterious, mostly disappeared world of LIFE magazine is all still there: Staffers hacking at typewriters, beefing about the managing editor, draining double Scotches and martinis before lunch. At least in my mind it's still there.
When someone says the word "bravery" out loud it sounds like it's from a book on noblemen or knights. I can almost hear the clank of sword on shield. Call it medieval if you want, but I believe in trying to be brave.
Sophia Loren once said, “There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life
So while we're reminiscing about the glory days of the U.S. space program, remember the women who were left behind -- that giant step should have been for womankind too.
Time and attention are quirky. We were in Washington when the Russians launched Sputnik in 1957 starting the Space race, aware but focused more on new baby, new job.