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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Chess Kings

Somehow we’ve turned into a chess household. ┬áJason, Scott and even Grace are playing chess, talking chess, planning chess, reading about chess pretty much all the time. Actually, Jason goes way back with the game; somewhere I have a photo of him at about age

The Name’s Austin, Steve Austin

As noted in an earlier post, the highly-rated (and Hugo nominated) TV movie adaptation of Martin Caidin’s Cyborg aired in March, 1973, selling its audience on the outlandish notion of a half-mechanized superhero and launching the 70s cultural phenomenon we knew as the “Six Million