Buck Rogers

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, staring Gil Gerard (Buck Rogers), Erin Grey (Wilma Deering), Felix Silla (Twiki) and Tim O’Connor (Dr. Elias Huer. Science fiction meets Solid Gold! I remember this as a fun show. Like Star Trek’s Captain Kirk, Buck Rogers handled situation with his fist. The costumes where “futuristic” – you know, women dressed in flowing robes, polyester body suits and sometimes … Continue reading Buck Rogers

Mount St. Helens

I was 11 years old when Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980. I clearly remember hearing, on the evening news, for weeks about a volcano in Washington State. in the United States! I was amazed and a bit terrified. Stories of Mount Etna and Pompeii conjured terrifying images in my head. What if it blew up?! A couple of weeks before the eruption, … Continue reading Mount St. Helens