When a Dragon Crashes

When a Dragon Crashes

The soaring economy of China may be crashing, and if it does, it will become a global problem. For years the Chinese economy grew like Dwayne Johnson on steroids. Although social media connected China to the modern world, their government manages to keep many things,...
A Case for Wanderlust

A Case for Wanderlust

After watching the movie Intersteller I am provoked to ask: where is our wanderlust? (What is that beep, beep, you hear? The 18wheelers backing up to enter the multiple holes in the plot? A critique for another time.) From our inception Humans have felt the need to...

Children from other galaxies

I am a child from galaxies, far, far, too far away. We have lived among Humans since the beginning of Humanity. Our parents drop us off when they have adult things to do out in the universe. Earth is our playground, our daycare. We can do what ever we want, except we...

Why I won’t miss Mr. Spock

The passing of Leonard Nimoy has all science fiction fans mourning his loss.  His prolific career ended admirably with a clever appearance as his iconic character, Mr. Spock on 2009’s rebooted Star Trek movie and a  reoccurring role on Fringe as the nefarious William...

Travel Torture

“How far would I travel, to be where you are? How far is the journey from here to a star?” Irving Berlin. Are there organic sources we could harness to travel as individuals beyond the Karmen Line? I would try anything not to wait in Southwest...

Why I Hate Ron Moore

I came late to the Star Trek Generation Party. The darling of science fiction television, (before Battlestar Galactica, of course), became my obsession catching all of the shows on whatever channel happened to be showing it. When TNG, ceased (Why, oh, Why!) I had to...