Category Archives: Blog Post

Nuclear War, yay

  I have an unnatural curiosity for anything atomic. In the nineties, I worked at several nuclear facilities including  Rocky Flats Plant north of Golden Colorado and the Nevada Test Site. My job was conducting remediation (hazardous/radiological waste cleanup) studies. The … Continue reading

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36 Calls for Submissions in January 2018 – Paying Markets

  There are more than three dozen calls for submissions in January. All of these are paying markets and none charge submission fees. Every genre, style, and form is wanted, from speculative fiction to poetry to personal essays Get your … Continue reading

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Tweetstorm. For some reason, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum come to mind. I’m thinking Trump and Kim Jong-un. They have similar silhouettes. And haircuts (because they are weird.) A lot to unpack. With so much unpacking they could have traveled … Continue reading

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Somebody talk me down

I think I need a dose of Fox News. Everything about the Trump administration is just so much, so fast. I watch an hour of news with coffee in the morning. By the end of the day America has been … Continue reading

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One of these things is not like the other #1

Three are fabulous, delightful, diverse individuals who own who they are. One is a throwback religious fanatic who uses his faith to trample on individuality and tout hateful rhetoric. Mike Pence likes to hide his homophobia behind sneaky regulations. From … Continue reading

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RESOLUTIONS (well one, anyway)

  I’ve had this blog, if you can call it that, for several years. I’m paying for the domain, so I may as well give a stab at a New Year’s resolution and fire out a few essays. Words of … Continue reading

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Here’s Your To Be Read pile for 2018

Someday I will have a place among the books of the year. Imagine that. It’s every author’s goal, right? To get you started here are Elle’s 21 Best Books of 2018 Seven of these are short story or essay collections. If those … Continue reading

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Resolutions (and how not to make them)

Lose weight. How about just not gaining any new weight? It’s practically the same as losing weight. I know me, and I think this is a realistic objective. Say no to new weight!!! Get a hobby. I have hobbies: sleeping, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! 2018. Wow, we made it! I’m dusting off this blog. Man, oh man, were the bunnies thick. Let’s pretend we’ve never met. I am 54 years old, have two boys, two cats, a dog, and the best, … Continue reading

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