The Solar Eclipse Comes to America

Today was the big day!  The solar eclipse finally happened.  It came to 'merica!  Haha.  In Philadelphia, we had a view of about 75% coverage.  It started at 1:21 pm EST.  It hit its maximum coverage at 1:21, and ended at 2:44 p.m. I decided to watch from my backyard.  Unprepared, I charged 2 sets... Continue Reading →

Out of the Pan and Into the Fire

When I woke up at 4:53 this morning, it had been 10 days, 9 hours and 33 minutes since I had stepped on US soil.  I had left Turkey approximately 13.5 hours before that.  I left the country for many reasons - in search of a better job, a more peaceful existence, a better life. Turkey... Continue Reading →

Shameless Plug

My brother has created a website to promote his lovely hand-crafted furniture.  I welcome my readers to peruse the site and photos of his work.  Feel free to contact him directly if you are looking for furnishings (truly artwork) from reclaimed wood.  Just click the below link. Bill Henson Custom Wood Work

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