Apparently I can’t stay serious even in a life-or-death fight scene for the potential fate of the world. Then again, given I’ve always been fond of a well-executed Bond One-Liner or Quip to Black, I suppose this is no surprise. Continue reading
So far this month, among other things, I’ve had a USB do something very annoying (thank goodness for data backups) and had a few small batteries I got just last month come apart. Continue reading
I have no idea what this is called.
Replace the timing belts, regular maintenance, not a problem….
For reasons beyond my comprehension, the local news has a tropical fishtank in their newsroom and as part of their end credits. Among several other denizens is a purple starfish. Not sure how big it is, but based on other creatures in the tank… maybe hand-sized? Maybe. Continue reading
Someone once referred to writing as “building castles in the air”. Which sounds airy and delightful… and just not solid. Not enough to hang a story on. Stories are slippery sons of so-and-sos, and if you haven’t got a good rope and a place to stand, Continue reading
Some say one of the main attractions of being a writer is being able to commit massive acts of violence… on the pages of a book, so no one gets arrested. 😉 Or as one mug put it, “You are perilously close to getting killed off in my next novel.” Continue reading