Procedural Space Opera

posted in: About The Author, Fun | 0

I may be a computer geek, but I’m heavier on the geek side. Not that a statement like that is much of a surprise to people who know me. Or to people who follow my oldest blog, the eponymously named … Continued

The Coldest War of All

Our nation’s finest tracking holiday spirit. As I usually do at this time of year, I’m reminding you of where to find Santa and, more specifically, how to track his progress. During the Cold War, the North American Aerospace Defense … Continued

Short Film Entertainment

posted in: Art, Fun, NaNoWriMo | 1

So, it’s the day after Thanksgiving and you should be at least three-quarters done with your NaNoWriMo novel. But, instead of writing you’re here. That means one of two things; either you’re so far ahead that you can take a … Continued

NaNoWriMo Prep

posted in: Fun, NaNoWriMo | 0

Next month is National Novel Writing Month. Are you ready? I suppose a better first question is actually “Are you going to participate?” I, for example, am not. I tried it once, several years ago, but ever since then I’ve … Continued

A Vulgar Tongue

posted in: Art, Fun, The Tools | 1

Language is the key to culture, real or imagined. Regular readers of my blog will know that I am a dyed-in-the-wool geek. I mean, totally hardcore. I started playing Dungeons and Dragons in the Seventh Grade and did, on and … Continued

It’s Not Magic

posted in: Art, Fun, Fun and Games, NaNoWriMo | 2

It’s an illusion! At least, that’s what Doug Henning would say. Hey, look, it’s been a rough month.  What with the elections, the holiday and NaNoWriMo, you’ve had a lot going on.  I mean, a lot. No matter who you … Continued

The Luckiest Thing

posted in: Red Herrings, Speculation | 1

That’s right, today is Friday the Thirteenth. As I’ve said before, I’m not really a superstitious kind of guy. Not really. But, I’ve known a lot of people who are. When I worked in the hotel industry, I actually had … Continued

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