MI5 Called

Yesterday I was working out. The phone began to ring. I didn’t recognize the number. Normally, I don’t answer the phone unless I know the caller, but, for some unknown reason, today I did. The caller, who spoke quickly as we were on an unsecured line, said, “The rocket launchers have come in early; so, we can install the complete… Continue reading

New Zealand ’17: Day 12 – Queentown (Mon)

Lodging: Matakauri Lodge Date During Trip: July 10, 2017 This morning we got up early to be ready for our helicopter ride. Our waiter, Wyatt, the same young man that we had as our server for breakfast yesterday, greeted us and asked, “Are y’all ready for breakfast?” “Y’all?” I questioned. He seemed embarrassed, and corrected himself, saying he was from… Continue reading

John Barry, RIP

I have always been a fan of composer John Barry Pendergast’s (Nov. 3, 1933 – Jan. 30, 2011) work.  He wrote the music for numerous films, several TV series, and even several hit singles.  For more detailed information about his life and work, visit this link at Wikipedia.  He died of a heart attack yesterday, at the age of 77.… Continue reading