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Do I Still Write?

Yes. Though, life is so busy these days that I really haven’t done much writing on my own projects (untitled fantasy adventure [60% done], sequel to Fury Clock [just notes], science fiction novel [60% done], Mike Murphy stories [notes], untitled comic fantasy...

Rain Falls In Love

The mind is like a field, ready for rain, seed, the vagaries of weather and blithe neglect or careful cultivation. A wise man named Jack Handy once said that the rain is God crying because of bad little children. While I’m not sure about his theology, his poetry...

S.130 The Painting

I’m fascinated by the failure of Senator Ben Sasse’s S.130 bill last monday, February 25. The bill failed, 53-44, as it needed 60 votes to pass. For all intents and purposes, the bill was about outlawing infanticide. I’m having difficulty grappling...

Tower of Babel

The tower of Babel was the world’s first public works project. Mentioned in the 11th chapter of Genesis, I’m a little surprised the builders didn’t float a bond first to fund it. A little percentage added onto your property tax over the next forty...

Sauron in the time of Marvel

Tony Stark would be no match for Sauron. My eldest has recently become interested in the Marvel movies. So, under no great duress, I’ve been watching some of them with him. I’ve seen most of them before, but it is a pleasure to watch them again, chiefly due to seeing...

The Otterbury Incident

The Otterbury Incident. Written by C. Day Lewis. Absolutely superb book for kids who are at the chapter-book reading level. School kids in post-war Britain, tangling with criminal gangs, mischief and mayhem. This one is worth...