My new science fiction novel, Omniphage is in the hands of the BETA reader team right now. If all goes well, I expect to release it within the next couple of weeks. I’ll be posting some excerpts and reviews on the Multiplarity page.
“Never squat while wearing your spurs” Will Rogers, who died in a 1935 plane crash, was one of the greatest political sages the U.S.A. has ever known. Here’s a few of his sayings: 1. Never slap a man who’s chewing tobacco. 2. Never kick a cow chip on a hot day. 3. There are two … More Will Rogers Quotes
We visited the Paw Paw Tunnel on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park. I took more than 260 photos during the day. Here’s a couple of my favorites. I like the contrast between the solid sheets of shale and the soft beauty of the flowers. This is the obligatory east entrance photo of … More Paw Paw Road Trip
I just finished working up a gallery of still images and a short video from the National Narrow Gauge Convention. You can see them on this page. There will be more to come in the near future.
This past weekend, my wife and I attended the National Narrow Gauge Convention in Hickory, North Carolina. Over the next few posts, I’ll share some of the high points of this mini-vacation. Due to our mundane working schedules, we had to leave late Wednesday afternoon and return late Saturday night. Thus the Mini Vacation title. … More Mini Vacation for NNGC
We’re taking off to the National Narrow Gauge Convention in Hickory, North Carolina tomorrow. Shortly after we get back on Sunday, I’ll be posting tons of photos and video clips.
More than a few years ago, I noticed that there were some email and blog taglines I really liked. In many cases, they were better than the message content. With this in mind, I started collecting them in the form of a raw text tagline file. I chose raw text because I didn’t want to … More Taglines?
The video clip on this link is of a 1/48th (O scale) diorama of a old narrow gauge logging rail road built in a swamp. If you love art in miniature, then you need to watch this short clip. http://youtu.be/-eAijwMvMak Geoff Nott is a master modeler and I only hope I can learn and apply … More Incredible Diorama
One of my fellow members of the Washington Science Fiction Association had this reply to a gripe about the shuttle program. He kindly permitted me to quote him. I got all the yelling and throwing things out of my system when they cancelled the Apollo program and turned NASA over to the political appointees and … More Back to the moon – in Mandarin!