On my way to the bus stop. An almost eerie feeling in Downtown Louisville, KY.
Song: "Runaway" by Thunderball (feat. Miss Jonnna M) I wanted to give a brief update on things in The Nexus. I'm not going to bore you with what I ate for lunch or what color boxers I decided to wear on Thursday. 😉 First, I'm not infected with the Corona Virus (COVID-19). Second, I'm not … Continue reading COVID-19, Week of 3/15
Unless you have been living under a rock - and that might not be a bad thing, today - you know about the outbreak/pandemic of the "Corona Virus". There about about 4,900 confirmed cases in the U.S., 25 cases in Kentucky. There have been reactions that spread the entire spectrum, from: 1) "This is overblown … Continue reading COVID-19
The 2nd half of the Staycation that I wrote about went pretty well. I did a lot of reading, some video game playing (but not as much as I thought I would), and did a little homework to keep my 2 classes on track. The definite highlight of the vacation was meeting up with a … Continue reading Odds and Ends
W.E.B. DuBois (1868 - 1963) In West Louisville, 22nd Street (from Broadway, north to Main Street) is named after him. The 'him' is W.E.B. DuBois. DuBois was an author and a Civil Rights activist, most known as being the co-founder of the NAACP, as well as the first African-American to earn a Ph.D. from Harvard. … Continue reading Black History Month: Facts #26
Auto Racing is a sport where you typically don't see a lot of African-Americans. Professional Drag Racing is especially notable for this, but not for a lack of trying. While there are dozens of classes, in the top 4 pro classes in the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) - Pro Stock Bike, Pro Stock Car, … Continue reading Black History Month: Facts #24 and #25
This 'fact' was a last-second audible. Earlier this morning, Katherine Johnson - who calculations of orbital mechanics led to the success of the first U.S. Space Missions - died this morning, at 101 years old. Here is a link from local news station WLKY, about Johnson: WLKY Link