The 75th anniversary of D-Day caused quite an international and national stir in late May, Memorial Day, and early June this year for good reasons. As usual, we all breezed through that other important date in June with hardly a wink and a nod. The Flag Day holiday recognizes the founding of the first Continental Army on June 14th in 1775.
This weekend is Memorial Day. Our flag will fly at my house. This day it a testament to the painful price that is all too often paid for the freedom established by our great Republic. I am lucky. I represent the first generation in my direct family who didn’t have a close family member die in a war. Sadly, I have more distant relatives who perished in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Whew! This month has been a particularly busy. Most people out there in Civil 3D Land these days know the drill. Work. Work. Work. If you really know Civil 3D, you can work anywhere. More competency matters.
We released significant Framework product Release 7 Civil 3D 2019.1 Upgrades. We also…Read more
Last week there was a new rumble in the jungle discovery in planetary science. A dirty (literally) dozen new moons were officially authenticated to orbit Jupiter. This gives Jupiter back the lead in satellites at 79 bodies to Saturn’s 69 moons. These new lunar discoveries had nothing to do with the on-going NASA Juno mission that is also in progress around the big…Read more
In my hallway hangs a painting of my father in his AFS dress uniform from World War II. The portrait was painted from a photograph when he was at home after what we would call today a tour. There are no metals on his chest. There is not a bit of braid or a single symbol of rank. The uniform is incredibly plain. I’ve seen the original photo. The artist did not skip the details or embellish anything.