Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sort of How I Spent My Summer

It turned out that I got quite a bit read this summer. John Scalzi’s The Last Colony, two of Stross’s Laundry Files books, a manual on the Steampunk movement, re-read The Magicians, Daniel Abraham’s splendid closer to the Dagger and … Continue reading

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I Think the Horns Look Good on Him

It all started with two friends of mine going to a concert. A couple of former coworkers went to see Wishbone Ash in Minneapolis. Their reviews got me all excited to hear some live WA. The trouble is that the … Continue reading

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The Last Word…on Election Scandals

I’ve been somewhat staying away from political posts on this blog the last couple years. I tried. The endless false equivalents being thrown about in the media about the scandals of Clinton vs Trump have gotten ridiculous. It is time … Continue reading

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Lay of the Sunflower

It’s been a while since I’ve taken photos of the sunflowers so here they are. This small plot has done really well; they’re just growing more and more heads. They’ve also attracted a significant amount of bees which makes me … Continue reading

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Back When the Tonight Show Mattered

…things like this happened The insipid, craven, pandering Jimmy Fallon can just get the hell off my lawn.

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When the Rain Comes

It’s raining today. It’s harvest time up here on the tundra and this is not a good thing. The cats, who are all inside, heartily agree. They sleep and dream of murder and mayhem. September has started off as a … Continue reading

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