Dreams are important. They inspire us. They motivate us. Dream big, and dream often. But never forget that dreams are only fantasy, mental movies. They cannot become real or come true until we turn them into goals and pursue them!
|Wit and Wisdom|
Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting one in a fruit salad.
No one will ever call you a boring conversationalist if you let people talk about themselves!
The difference between "involvement" and "commitment" is like an egg and ham breakfast: The chicken was "involved" -- the pig was "commited".
The other old saying is "He who ignores history is bound to repeat it." They sound contradictory, but they really aren't. Looking back can prevent future errors, and can even help with solutions to problems. But humans live in the present and the future, not the past. You have to look out the windshield to see where you're headed!
Jerd Carver wasn’t Captain of the star freighter Startrader. No, he was just a slum-bred cargo handler, until everyone aboard was killed except him. With the help of the ship’s Artificial Intelligence, he located the nearest known settled star, some ten light years away; thirty years away in normal space. There is, however a system just less than one light year away that might have an Earthlike planet. It does have one, and it also has a colony.
Stranded on Haven
|Recent Blog Entries|
Welcome to the new and vastly improved williamzellmann.com. Please feel free to look around. This is the first entry in my new blog. I've never had a blog before, In fact, I'm pretty well Internet illiterate, even though I spend hours on my computer every day, many of them researching on the web.
A Happy New Year to all, with a wish that you had a very merry Christmas!
Health care in the Philippines is very different than health care in the US. It runs the gamut from outstanding to abysmal.
Don't miss this action-packed sequel to "The Privateer!"
Ex-pirate Cale Rankin, his new bride and his partners are in the colonizing business. Since the fall of the Empire, hundreds of planets have lost contact with man-settled space, and thousands of people would like to escape current upheavals by relocating to them.
The Greeners, a community of prosperous "natural" farmers on Santiago, seek a home where they can enjoy a pastoral life.