Letters To Earth

CNN and the 2014 Winter Olympics

I don’t listen to CNN very often, and when I do I am always dismayed. Their reports of the opening of the Olympic games in Sochi was truly saddening. I hope no one in Russia or elsewhere in the world was taking the CNN reports to heart. Everything in it was designed to be a subtle insult to Russi...

Life and Death #5 - Travel and Volcanoes

May 20, 2010 I find it fascinating to watch the innocence of Mother Nature confound the sophisticated schedules and towering technologies of man. The volcano in Iceland is the latest example of this. When it was uncertain whether or not visiting dignitaries would be able to attend the Polish pr...