|| Sharing a pun laden reply I put on Fark in response to a satirical post that invoked Airplane's Macho Grande as a humorous micro fiction. (And serious kudos if you followed that too!) -- I remember Nacho Grande all too well. Sure the chips were down, and we all knew it too. But Sarge, … Continue reading I’ll Never Get Over Nacho Grande
|| One of the first movies I saw in theaters was Star Wars when I would have been around 4. I don't remember much of that first viewing, but I knew enough of the movie (and the toys!) to instantly recognize the commercial for Empire Strikes Back. I remember watching the Millenium Falcon dodge around asteroids, and … Continue reading Star Wars Thoughts Part I: PHASMA
|| I wrote about my approach to this year's NaNoWriMo but not in terms of my actual workflow. I have been writing via a combination of Google Docs and Libre Office, and creating a new document for each chapter and or day that I write. At the end of each day I have been entering … Continue reading Crises Averted!
|| Thanksgiving has become the de facto time in America for self-reflection and gratitude. We thank our friends, our families, our co-workers and for some of us, our God(s) as we understand them. Perhaps more than any other holiday, Thanksgiving drives home how important the people in our lives are, and just how reliant we … Continue reading Ideals and Giving Thanks
aka Embracing the Suck || I am once again actively doing NaNoWriMo, and having more fun with it than I have ever had before. I always seem to have more story than words, and between my work, life, and other creative interests getting ever more words to page has often been a struggle, so in … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Growth and Goals
|| Today is World Mental Health day. Most World __________ Days I tend to ignore, but mental health is different. Even though mental health issues pervade every aspect of our society, it is still unfairly stigmatized, and the only thing worse than the current mental health care treatments in the US, is our past treatments of … Continue reading Depression
|| Just over 2 years ago I was at the Hood River Fly-In hosted by the Western Antique Aviation And Automobile Museum (WAAAM). I didn't just get a chance to see old friends, I learned that one of them had embarked on writing a thorough history of the 737. My friend Dan Dornseif is a … Continue reading Boeing 737: The World’s Jetliner