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Seeking Solace in the Stars

Captain Wally

December 10, 2012

Seeking Solace in the Stars

The universe has saved me throughout my life. The sparks inside me began to catch fire when I was seven years old in 1979 when I began to take my dog out for night walks. I was exiled from the three-dimensional world by an absurdly traumatic home life in Los Angeles. It was outside, under Orion’s belt and bow that I felt safe and protected. Add to the mix the Voyager launches, a third grade field trip to Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Carl Sagan’s Cosmos and the first Space Shuttle landing which I attended and I have been gaga for The Wawa (as I call the multiverse) all the days and nights of my life.


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