All posts tagged Rob Hampson

The P.A. Meeting

This is by Dr. Rob Hampson [], another pharmacologist on alt.callahans.

[Scene, an auditorium, there are 5 rows of chairs toward the front, facing a small lectern. About two dozen adults, and a couple of teenagers are sitting in the folding metal chairs. One chair is turned around, facing the others at the front. The man sitting in that chair gestures to someone on the front row who stands and walks to the lectern.]

“Uh, hello, my name is Robert”… Read the rest...

Getting a Bang Out of It

This one was posted by Dr. Rob (Hampson) []. Bless his heart, another pharmacologist in alt.callahans.

Speaking of travels, I heard that when Marco Polo first opened the trade routes to China, he was quite impressed with their rockets. Now, these weren’t quite the fireworks we now know, but they did shoot into the air, explode and make some pretty patterns. Strangely, no matter where he went, there were people who made fireworks, but he had trouble finding someone to … Read the rest...