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  • Catching Up: Santana, Taj Mahal and a déjà vu ‘Blue Christmas’

    Posted by Ben Fong-Torres

    By Ben Fong-Torres It’s short shrift time. I have a life that’s ripe (and slightly wrinkled) for blogs and tweeting; for facebooking and updating. I’m just no good at it. My last column here on AsianConnections was about the memorial in late July for my sister Shirley. My last posting on the authors’ site, Redroom, was about a radio promo tour I did (20 stops, all on the phone...

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  • Astronaut Leroy Chiao's Space Blog-Salamat Basin in Chad

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    Astronaut Leroy Chiao's Space Blog-Salamat Basin in Chad: This is one of my favorite shots. I used a 400mm lens and caught this piece of the Salamat Basin in Chad. The different colors of the sand form an interesting contrast to the rock structures. The tops of the rock look as if they have been sanded down to the same height, while the sides are rough and jagged. There is something very appealing about this one.

  • Russian Progress arrives safely at ISS with much needed food supplies

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    On Christmas Night, Expedition 10 Commander Leroy Chiao and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov welcome the arrival of the Russian Progress cargo spacecraft at the International Space Station.

    The Progress, carrying approximately 5,000 pounds of cargo, includes food, fuel, spare equipment and Christmas gifts. Chiao and Sharipov have been aboard the Station since mid-October.