Today is the birthday of science fiction author David Brin, born, 1950. He wrote The Postman, which was very loosely the foundation of a movie by Kevin Costner.
I just read that Colonel Dean Caswell died at his home in Austin, Texas on September 21st. He was the last living U.S. Marine Corps fighter ace of World War II passed on at the age of 100.
We are still seeking entries for Round 103 of the SurvivalBlog non-fiction writing contest. Round 103 ends on November 30th, so get busy writing and e-mail us your entry. Remember that there is a 1,500-word minimum, and that articles on practical “how-to” skills for survival have an advantage in the judging. Thanks!