Chris Sharp

ElectionsVoteA much too common experience among teachers like me is that when students finish their assignment, they will come to their instructor and ask: “What do I do now?”  In fact, that is becoming a real problem in all of America – pe(more..)


ElectionsVoteDear Foster Mom: Congratulations on your acquired a foster child last week.  I understand of course that this is a great responsibility. I am writing because I have also heard that you have had some experiences with your foster child that have (more..)


ElectionsVoteI remember Jasmine well.  She was either in her playpen or in her wheelchair.  She was maybe 70 pounds and maybe 15 years old.  Since birth, she had lived with a condition that shut down against her becoming normally nourished and stro(more..)


ElectionsVoteI remember my father saying goodbye to me very seriously as he was transferred to fly Air Force planes in the Korean War.  I was only three years old, but there was something in his uncharacteristically somber manner that told me he thought he m(more..)


ElectionsVoteFirst of all, the moon is history. NASA has already brought man to the moon, remember – if you can remember. In fact, the last time NASA brought man to the moon was in 1972, when it planted Alan Shepard there and with the light gravity around h(more..)


ElectionsVoteI have to say that our science departments have been doing a better job than our history teachers in our schools today.   That’s why I think we need to make a call back into the 19th Century to ask a certain Thomas Carlyle to help us learn(more..)


ElectionsVote“A palm-sized robot that can hold conversations will go on sale in Japan (sometime in 2017), developer Toyota has announced. “Kirobo Mini, who was 10cm (4in) high, had been designed to provide companionship, the company said.”--BBC(more..)


ElectionsVoteWhen I was growing up (so many centuries ago), I didn’t really realize I was living in a musical world.  Of course, I sometimes heard music.  Sometimes I even heard it being played in a store, but not most stores. The retailer usually(more..)


ElectionsVoteFirst of all, does everyone know what I mean when I say “Helping LA get into the WS?”  Do you know that when I say “LA” I do not mean, “LA LA LA LA,” but I mean “Los Angeles” and thus “Angeli(more..)


ElectionsVoteOn the SCV Beacon’s first interview with Bill Miranda as a Santa Clarita City Council member – appointed to fill the vacancy left by Dante Acosta when Acosta was elected to the California Assembly – Miranda answered my final questio(more..)


ElectionsVoteAs you probably already know, my mission is to write columns that other columnists are not writing.  It is in that spirit that I have written for example a Beacon column demonstrating the contribution to America by everyone ranging from the Jeho(more..)



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