"The world is not a lodging-house at Brighton, which we are to leave because it is miserable. It is the fortress of our family, with the flag flying on the turret, and the more miserable it is the less we should leave it."
-G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy
This here blog is a glimpse or two or three at the condition of the 'fortress of our family' through the eyes Timothy Goddard, a Christian writer with an unhealthy interest in politics living in the Puget Sound area.
Lileks on space I agree with a great deal of what James Lileks says. I disagree with a fair amount also. But when it comes to space, our hearts beat as one.
I want to visit the moon before I die. A year ago, I would have thought this impossible. But now--it could happen. A year ago, I wondered if I'd live to see a man on Mars. Today, I wonder if I'll ever see a man on Venus.