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Farewell Poppy

On Sunday, January 6th, 2008 my grandfather, Honorico “Ric” Ciordia, known to many of us as Pop or Poppy, passed away. My grandfather was someone very special and dear to me. He had the perfect set of grandfatherly ways. He lifted me up in times of doubt and set me back on the path when […]

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Carl Sagan Remembered

[Today](http://joelschlosberg.blogspot.com/2006/11/announcing-carl-sagan-memorial-blog.html) is a day for remembering a great man who pushed the scientific community and at root was very much a humanist, [Carl Sagan](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_sagan). Who that remembers, doesn’t have a chill of thinking about the Voyager golden record? Or as a child was privy to watch and maybe read [Cosmos](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmos_%28book%29)? For me Sagan spurred my […]

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