It's likely that interaction will be through commerce. I predict the product that will put Earth on the stellar map is not oil or some crude rock but. . . Weed.
Posted by Kay Ebeling
Proud to be a former flower child AND a former PAO for both NASA and the US Naval Air Reserves. Used to be Chill Hippie Blog but that no longer applies.
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then CofA Blog 2008
Blogger Kay Ebeling's personal story written in 2006 is at: City of Angels 1
A work in progress
And the story that won't go away by KE
New 04/22/15 at CofA Fiction:
An Excuse to Kill Somebody
by Kay Ebeling