Monthly Archives: April 2011

Endurance – engineering success out of failure

“By endurance we conquer” is the family motto of Sir Ernest Shackleton, a motto he would prove as leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition in 1914.  Shackleton hoped to complete the first land crossing of the Antarctic continent, but he … Continue reading

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Son of Hamas – till death do us part?

I suppose I’m like many Americans who don’t understand the perpetually bubbling cauldron of politics, religion and conflict that is the Middle East.  When unrest flares, as it is doing right now, I see the price of oil go up, … Continue reading

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