The oldest person to ever go into space? William Shatner, at age 90, said he hoped when he looked out the window, there’s no one looking back

William Shatner, who played James T. Kirk on “Star Trek,” finally made it into space at age 90.


Life in our high-speed social media age is sometimes like walking three dogs, each going in totally different directions

Life in our high-speed social media age is sometimes like walking three dogs, each moving in a different desired direction. Photo by Joseph Serwach.


The best possible editor is a little bit like General George Patton, a juggler, a neurosurgeon — and a traffic cop

Image by KoalaParkLaundromat from Pixabay.


Have we finally invented a Star Trek food replicator? Wave a hand, and the instant outcome is two perfect pancakes

The new self-serve pancake machine reminds me of how the crew of the Enterprise made food on Star Trek. Photo by Joseph Serwach

A century of new photos shows one thing remains the same since 1921: Americans love to arrange their homes to worship boxes

This 1921 photo shows an American family fixated on the new “latest tech,” called radio. Is our generation any different? Library of Congress photo via Wikimedia Commons.


Barron’s great gift? Showing how many of your habits and values are incredibly Catholic: ‘To be deep in history in to cease to be Protestant’

More than 50 years of James Bond designs. Photo by Ank Kumar, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.


It’s so easy to start to love everyone — and so easy to fall into the pride trap and push them all away in an instant

Photo courtesy of Bingodesigns via Pixabay.


‘You can only do so much pretending before you become the thing you’re pretending to be’

Above: A 1940 public domain Superman card courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.


The one lasting lesson William Shatner just taught the Star Trek generation

Photo by Wonderlane on Unsplash


The politics song sung by all sides: ‘no, they can’t take that away from me’ — what Red, Blue both fight to conserve

Joe Biden with the first President, George Washington, behind him. Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz via White House Flickr.

Joseph Serwach

Story + Identity = Mission. Author, Writer: Journalism, Leadership Culture, Communications, Religion, Education, History. Inspiration: Catholic, Polish.

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