This section contains the entire original content of my Sandcastle V.I. website, which was launched in 1996. I continue to update the pages on the original site.
Information on “What’s New,” a complete site map, and short descriptions of my home islands, my job, and my family’s first experiences with personal computers. You’ll also find important copyright and disclaimer information here.
Almost everything you would want to know about “The Ventures,” the most successful and popular instrumental rock & roll band in the world! Includes a complete discography, album cover art, album ratings and reviews, a photo album, and links to other related web sites.
A history of the development of the aircraft carrier as the most important element of naval power in the United States and many other countries. Also includes a virtual tour of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise CVN-65.
A history of some of the vessels that have carried the proud name “Enterprise,” from the Spanish Armada to the starships of Star Trek. Now available in print from Lulu.com
Histories of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, a photo album of the world’s military aerobatic teams, and a very detailed virtual tour of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum.
Project summaries and mission highlights for every manned spaceflight, from Yuri Gagarin’s first flight to the International Space Station. Also includes a spaceflight photo album and a list of unmanned planetary probes.
Guides to the all of the Star Trek series, movies, and novels, including a book cover art portfolio.
Guides to Battlestar Galactica (classic and re-imaged versions), Caprica, Babylon 5, Crusade, Earth 2, Buck Roger, Space: 1999, Lois & Clark, The Avengers, the military drama JAG, and the written works of Arthur C. Clark and Isaac Asimov.
Illustrated histories and detailed race records for some of the most successful teams in auto racing history. Includes Carroll Shelby’s Cobras and GT-40s, Dan Gurney’s Eagles, Jim Hall’s Chaparrals, Enzo’s Ferrari Sports Cars, and American Motor’s spunky Javelins.
Guides to the movie magic of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Disney and other animated classics, the James Bond films, Elvis’s movies, and classic auto racing, air combat, and scifi films.
Samples of some of the artwork created by my daughter, Selene. Includes some of Selene’s “early” work, high school and college-level art projects, examples of commercial art she did during summer internships at the Virgin Islands Daily News, and a portfolio of web site designs created for clients of her very own iDesign Studios business.
Virtual tours of America’s Caribbean and Pacific islands, including Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Hawaii, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa.
Detailed photo tours and narrative reports of my family’s visits to Walt Disney World and Disneyland, plus detailed guides for the first time visitor to the Disney theme parks.
Before leaving Sandcastle V.I., please pay a visit to my virtual Guestbook and let me know what you think of the pages you visited. Here you’ll also find a page filled with links to other web sites on the topics featured at Sandcastle V.I.