As Time Goes By

Recently a fellow blogger, Suzassippi, has featured a series of posts on the clocks of London. Big Ben isn't the only clock in that City and I've enjoyed reading her posts. In commenting on one I mentioned the Hertzberg Clock in San Antonio, Texas.  So, Suzassippi, this one is for you! *** Since its original installation … Continue reading As Time Goes By

Flag Day

June 14th is celebrated as Flag Day; however, it is one of the lesser known American observances.  The flag had been created by a resolution of the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. Various celebrations had been taking place for many years to honor the American flag, but it wasn't until 1916 that President Woodrow Wilson issued … Continue reading Flag Day

Kugel ball

I'm not a scientist and certainly don't understand physics.  But I love things like this! The kugel ball is a perfectly balanced sphere that weighs 5000 pounds yet rotates freely. Pressurized water flowing between the ball and the sphere supports the weight and allows the ball to be easily rotated. Trust me, I don't understand … Continue reading Kugel ball