Category Archives: General

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Upgrading the Site

You may have noticed the sticky post at the top of the front page entitled “Donate to the Cause.” The reason that is there is so I can raise the funds to upgrade this site to a premium site. To … Continue reading

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The Start of a Time Travel/War Story

Persia 477 B.C.E. I sat down on a rock and looked around at the others in the caravan. Like them, I was dressed in a flowing white robe to ward off the days heat. Unlike them, I kept my face … Continue reading

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Why Rose Tico is the Mirror Star Wars Fandom Needs

Kellie Marie Tran, the actress that portrays Rose Tico in Star Wars: The Last Jedi was forced off of social media due to fan backlash, much of it directed towards her race and gender. I contend that Rose Tico is … Continue reading

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Donate to the Cause

If you like what you see here, and you’d like to see more of it, please consider donating some spare change to the cause. Your donation helps me to pay bills, which in turn, allows me the time to write … Continue reading

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WOW! A New Post! WHA. . . . ?

Yep. A new post. Wow. It’s been over a year since my last post and I just want to say, sorry about that. I’ve been away doing Goon stuff and all that and blogging has taken a (far) back seat … Continue reading

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The American Finale: 2016 Edition

The series finale of the United States of America is tomorrow night. I hope it’s a good one and they resolve all those hanging story lines. “Loose ends make my ass itch,” just like Sgt. Abraham Ford (Michael Cudlitz) in … Continue reading

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Expectations and Reality

I thought I was moving to Cleveland, OH. Turns out the company I had applied to chose not to even talk with me after first calling me and trying to set up an interview. It’s kind of soul-crushing to have … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Things

So much is going on in the world, right now. ISIS. The US presidential election, climate change, Aleppo, the Kardashians are still somehow popular, and other calamitous happenings. It’s hard to know where to point your attention in the cacophony … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

My friend died, yesterday. We’d known each other since 1987 and for a lot of years, we saw each other three-to-four days of the week. I counted him as one of my best friends. His loss is still raw, still … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 550 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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