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Complex Jupiter: Are you SURE this level of complexity does not require an intelligent Designer?

                                           Complex Jupiter  June 5, 2018 Image Credit: NASA, Juno, SwRI, MSSS; Composition: David Marriott Explanation: How complex is Jupiter? NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter is finding the Jovian giant to be more complicated than expected. Jupiter’s magnetic field has … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN 6 (Reprise): Don’t step on my blue denim tennies

Although Jerry is a genius at packing, actually making things fit into suitcases, we didn’t follow our Viking packing tips very well. They said we should bring sun hats or visors, but since I didn’t want either, Jerry didn’t take … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN 5 (Reprise): EUROPE passes

Almost daily I snapped a picture of the view through the porthole. I loved having it change without my doing anything–riverbanks, hillsides, pastel towns, bridges, steeples, other ships, walls of locks we were in. It was like being a child … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN 4 (Reprise): EUROPE at periscope depth

Our stateroom: Our stool: Our porthole was above my head (I’m “five-foot-one and a shrimp”) and I had to drag the stool over between the bed and the wall and stand on it to see out. I’m pretty sure most … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN 3 (Reprise): Viking Embla (and Aegir)

Here’s the official postcard photo of a Viking longship. (The background is Passau, Germany.) On the very top is the Sun Deck: sunbathing, scenery watching, reading, shuffleboard, life-sized chess, walking/running track, etc. Almost amidships, disguised as one of the umbrellas … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN 2 (Reprise): July 21 to August 12, 2014

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN 1 (Reprise): Getting underway Monday–Viking cruise down Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers, 2014

(Note: “Rhine” and “Main” rhyme. And no, “Rhine” is not pronounced “rain.”). Jessica and Jerry Renshaw, Long Beach, California I’m going to take a break from issues and intensity for a few weeks–but not from interesting people and cultures–and re-live … Continue reading

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