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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Own Your Own Mecha

A “mecha” or “mech” is a high-tech, man-shaped killer robot suit, popular in science-fiction. In fact, you may be more familiar with them as “robot armor” or “robot tanks” even, depending on your particular flavor of sci-fi.  For those of us who are, or have been, hardcore Japanese animation junkies, however, they will always be […]

Enough Money?

Yes, I’m a little obsessed with money this month. No, it’s not because I can’t pay my bills.  Rather, it’s about work.  Now, for the most part, I enjoy my work.  I find it challenging, but not too challenging, and interesting and the pay is pretty good.  Also?  I have a ten-minute commute.  Hard to […]

6 Personal Finance Apps

Can we ever have enough money? Or be too thin or too good looking?  Well, I don’t know, but I do know that I’ve struggled at times with money.  It seems to slip through my fingers like water.  The harder I squeeze to hold on to it, the faster it seems to slip away.  But, […]

The Final Frontier

For those of you who don’t know Star Trek, that’d be “space”. I’m kind of obsessed with space and space travel, really.  Doubtless, the few regular readers left here have picked up on that. I guess my obsession is really about getting out and away.  Some days, it seems like the only place to escape […]

10 SciFi Books “Everyone” Claims To Have Read

Okay, that may be going a bit far. I mean, I know a lot of people who aren’t into science-fiction at all, so they may not claim to have read these books or have any interest at all.  But, they are a pretty good hit-list of interesting ideas in science-fiction.  And, I suppose that’s why […]


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