My niece came by forÂ chatter, a walk and lunch with me and her Grandparents.Â During the walk, we discussed many things.Â College, degrees, jobs, careers, interviews, etc.Â She was extra amped over the impending Spring Break (what … Read the rest
Just a few minutes ago, I was barren as a desert.Â No blog yesterday.Â Nothing today.Â What would my faithful readership think? “Thanks for small favors” comes to mind, but enough sarcasm.Â Read on…
Chatting, as usual, brought up the … Read the rest
I came up with a couple of good blog ideas last week.Â Really, someÂ very entertaining themes I think you would have enjoyed.
Too bad I forgot what they were.Â All you get today is this one.
Usually, I’m very … Read the rest
I was chatting with some people yesterday (you’ll find many of my blogs come from chatting with other people) and we were talking about ribs and bbq sauces and tastes.
Now, they were talking about oven baking and what not, … Read the rest
No, this isn’t a blog on how I was influenced by E.T. when I was a kid (although I have great admiration for Steven Spielberg).Â We’re done with those blogs for a while.
It’s back to the random ramblings of … Read the rest
After a brief respite, we bring to a close our travels through my creative influences, primarily in the world of Science Fiction and Fantasy, with my favorite author, the great Jack Vance.
It’s humbling toÂ use my bumbling words to … Read the rest
We’re nearing the end of this “long play” version of my creative influences (still celebrating the release of my second book, “What Next?”).Â Today’s creator is the phantasmagorical Philip K. Dick.
If you remember that childhood buddy I told you … Read the rest
Out on a Limb
It’s in the 40’s in South Florida this morning, prompting an appropriate grouping of phrases to edumicate you on…
That’s not a pretty sight!
Cold turkey – The expression originates from … Read the rest
A multiple winner of Science Fiction and Fantasy’s prestigious Hugo and Nebula awards, he began writing “professionally” in 1962 (though he was published earlier).Â His career ended prematurely at age 58, due to complications from colorectal cancer (an issue I … Read the rest
It’s always nice when we can use submissions from regular readers and Miss C. is happy for the time off from digging in the files for new material.
In that spirit of teamwork, here is a piece dedicated to the … Read the rest