Observances 12-24-11 …

My plan was to work steadily, over time, on the literary magazine of sound – My Audio Universe – so as not to derail my daily writing discipline, and a day after publishing the Winter 2011 Edition, my plan earned a grade of B+.  Three months in production, my...

Observances 12-9-11 …

On this day in 1921, a General Motors engineer, Thomas Midgeley Jr., discovered that when he added tetraethyl lead to gasoline it eliminated undesirable knocks and pings from an internal combustion engine; and so the lives of millions were forever altered when vast, incalculable amounts of the deadly poison...