John & Meg’s Wedding Vows

I had the privilege to preside over a confirming ceremony for John Barfield and Meg Kuklovic. Their friends are all fans of science, astronomy, and science fiction adventure stories. I wrote the introductory words, and John and Meg authored the portion of vows and ring exchange. I want to thank my son Jesse and good … Continue reading John & Meg’s Wedding Vows

Mentor? or Idiot?

I'm a compulsive helper. Across the years I have mentored several young people, in my attempt to "pay it forward" for those several special adult / mentors that took me under their wing when I was a young adult. In the past I've selected my candidates carefully, and applied my skills wisely and generously. This … Continue reading Mentor? or Idiot?