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Incredible: feeding, housing, doctoring, financing rural Nicaragua

Friday, March 14th, 2008

I began to write this on a flight from Managua back to Houston, after 3 days with Keith Jaspers, founder/president of, and Rev. Mel West, a retired pastor who introduced my family to Rainbow Network 8 or 10 years ago.


Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 21st, 2008

As we in the U.S. observe a holiday in honor of Rev. King, I recall the night I stood a few feet from him and listened in awe.


Derivation of "Karl Z. Wog" (thanks to M.I.T.)

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

As a teen-aged amateur radio operator (“ham”), I had call sign K3SGM in Maryland and W0HHG in Missouri. I had a rubber address stamp that read “Charles H. Sauer W0HHG”, and used the stamp routinely. When I used it to stamp my return address on an admissions application to M.I.T., the response was addressed to “Charles H. S. Wohhg”.