Author Archive

Out in the wild

December 31, 2013
Practical Invisibility

Out in the wilds of Kentucky, there were monsters that roared with the turn of a wrist. Sputtering to life, they tore down concrete, guzzled up gallons of natural resources, and thirsted harder. They were calculated in their costs, and …read more

Pacific Rim

December 30, 2013
Practical Invisibility

I am doubling up on posts tonight because that way I won’t have to write three tomorrow to play my self-imposed game of catch up. Today I decided to watch Pacific Rim since I hadn’t yet seen it and because …read more

Box of doom

December 30, 2013
Practical Invisibility

In my local writing group, a couple of people have made boxes of doom. I decided to make one of my own, both for fun and because the point of the box of doom is that it’s filled with writing …read more

Lists

December 29, 2013
Practical Invisibility

I think I mentioned something before about taking stock of things and all that end-of-year bullcrapple and how I don’t really enjoy doing that. I am definitely not going to back-pedal on that now, like the subject of this post …read more

A challenge

December 28, 2013
Practical Invisibility

I have been reading this book that I have seen much praise for on the Internets, as one of the best (if not THE best) new sci-fi book of 2013. I wish I loved it like others have loved it, …read more

Learn Something New

December 26, 2013
Practical Invisibility

I had been wanting to get this necklace for some time now. If you didn’t click through, (lazy me not just posting the picture of it), it’s a ceramic oval that says “Learn Something New Every Day” on it. Learning …read more

Seasons

December 25, 2013
Practical Invisibility

“They are seasoned by rumors, I think.” “They are seasoned by stupidity. And some of them with vodka, I have seen.” That is a little snippet from a short story I have been trying to finish for months now. It …read more

Holidays

December 24, 2013
Practical Invisibility

I’ve been caught up in holiday preparations lately. I was trying to finish making a hat for my dad yesterday. Completed it and it did not meet my quality control inspection, so I started over. The good thing about hats …read more

Believing the BS

December 23, 2013
Practical Invisibility

I am still behind one post, if my self-imposed “post-a-day-for-a-month” crap is anything. In my head, it just means I need to do a creative post, like I said I would. I have been thinking a lot about a few …read more

Feeling Blue

Feeling Blue
December 22, 2013
Practical Invisibility

One of the best days of the year is winter solstice. This, of course, is because we get more hours of daylight. We had thunderstorms last night, which I mostly slept through, fitfully, however. I dreamed I was online shopping, …read more