The Enlightening, Now on Facebook

We are glad to announce that The Facebook page for The Enlightening is now open. Please stop by for a visit, and another way to discuss space/time, cosmology, warp speed, and the hyper-dimensional universe. Or maybe you’d like to discuss the merits of Thelonious Monk vs Pink Floyd. Or get into some Greek Mythology. Or, […]

Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Captures Amazing UFO Footage

A lot of people say that there aren’t any good UFO photos or videos.  Here is some footage captured by a Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet using an advanced Raytheon infrared imaging system.  The Weapons Systems Operator manages to “box” the image of a very fast object, on his third attempt.  The rapidly flying object in question is […]

Emotion Recorded in Tranquility

In one scene of The Enlightening, Merle mentions that the song “Green River,” by Creedence Clearwater Revival, reminds him of William Wordsworth. In fact, Merle says that the song wouldn’t even be possible if it wasn’t for Wordsworth, who was perhaps the primary figure of the Romantic Era of English literature. English Romanticism valued emotional, […]

Dedication

One of the big themes of The Enlightening is that of community effort– a group, or groups of people banding together for a common cause, in order to create something greater than the simple sum of its parts.  As the author of the book, I certainly know that I would have never gotten it “self-published” […]

Our Human Stubbornness

Have you ever missed out (or nearly missed out) on a great chance in your life, by framing things in terms of your own expectations?  Perhaps it was a person who, at first glance, you judged negatively, and who later turned out to be somebody you would have liked to have known.  Or perhaps it […]