WD Fyfe

A Sideways Glare at Contemporary Society

The Moon

Fifty years ago tomorrow, a guy from Ohio stepped onto the Moon, and suddenly Earthlings became extra-terrestrials.  It was a spectacular accomplishment.  Everybody on this planet — from Brooklyn to … Continue reading

July 19, 2019 · 5 Comments

John Glenn And The Big Idea (2016)

John Glenn died yesterday.  For my generation, he was one of the good guys.  He exemplified a lot of what we’ve forgotten about the 60s.  I wrote this in 2012 … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · 4 Comments

Neil Armstrong 1930 – 2012

Some 40+ years ago, American knowhow and emerging technology sent an ordinary guy from Ohio, Neil Armstrong, to walk on the Moon.  It was an act of boots on the … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · 4 Comments
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