I may have orphaned myself yesterday, but only time (& more dreadful conversations) will tell…

It's become clear to me that other than our tempers, when it comes to the big things, my mother and I are polar opposites. I started yesterday morning off fine & was taking pics of some of what I was pulling from the garden (didn't want to risk losing them to the storm). We had … Continue reading I may have orphaned myself yesterday, but only time (& more dreadful conversations) will tell…

Graveyards of the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll, by R.D. Ballard & M.H. Morgan

My Copy: 9780792263661 (image from amazon.com) National Geographic comes through again. If you're a fan of documentaries, the beginning about Pearl Harbor will retread some of the same ground as the NOVA Documentary "Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor," where they went to find the last midget sub supposed to be in the area that morning. … Continue reading Graveyards of the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll, by R.D. Ballard & M.H. Morgan

Exploring the Lusitania: Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking That Changed History, by Robert D. Ballard & Spencer Dunmore

My Copy: 9780446518512 (image from amazon.com) My favorite scientist and geek in the world (non-fiction) has to be Dr. Robert D. Ballard. It's been that way since I was a kid and learned about underwater exploration, and naturally, his expeditions to the Titanic. I'd learned all I could about that disaster and looked at the … Continue reading Exploring the Lusitania: Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking That Changed History, by Robert D. Ballard & Spencer Dunmore