January 15, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: Martin Luther King Jr, b. 1929 1943, Pentagon completed. January 15, 2009 – US Airways Capt. Chelsey Sullenberger guided a jetliner disabled by a bird strike just after takeoff from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to a safe landing in […]

January 14, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: 1784: End of the American Revolution. January 14th, 2004 President George W. Bush unveiled a plan to send astronauts to the moon, Mars and beyond.  Go to article » Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, b. 1869 You must give some time to your […]

January 11, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents:   Happy Friday! On Jan. 11, 1964, the United States surgeon general reported that cigarettes cause lung cancer. Go to article » “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi A 36-year-old neurosurgeon gets diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer. […]

January 10, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: On this day, 2000 America Online agreed to buy Time-Warner for $165 billion. (Time-Warner decided to spin off AOL in 2009.) Go to article » Mark Knopfler has a new album, called Down the Road Wherever.    We downloaded it and […]

January 9, 2019 Newsletter

Dear Friends, Tangents: On this day in 1790, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton submitted to Congress his “Report on the Public Credit,” which proposed buying up distressed bonds to consolidate the national debt. U.S. and state bonds, which had been trading […]