Latest Earl Driscoll Stories

2007-05-27 06:00:00

After years as a NASA engineer, Earl Driscoll left the space program and never looked back. He was content taking over the family janitorial business -- a job where his mistakes didn't cost lives. But space exploration found Driscoll again. While working at Crystal Lake Middle School in Pompano Beach, he befriended a science teacher with a love of space and engineering. She got him talking to students about his experiences at the space agency. Then Driscoll, 63, of Margate, loaned his NASA...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.