Monthly Archives: February 2017

My Computer Crashed!

Well, OK, it didn’t exactly “crash.” I mean, there was no hole in the wall. There were no other bleeding computer owners standing around threatening to sue my pants off. Actually, what I did was delete a massive number of massively important … Continue reading

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Deep Thoughts (While Avoiding Weekend Chores)

Some Useful Terms: Ambibiguity: The ability to make indecipherable gestures with either or both hands. Pontypical: Something the Pope says on a regular basis. Billigrams: The amount of weight an evangelist carries with God (R. J. Thomas). Carcasm:  Snide remarks … Continue reading

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The Unseen

Marine biology isn’t exactly a magnet for government financing, especially from the military-industrial complex. But Harcrest’s signature CBE (crude-but-effective) presentation style had secured full funding for the Bio-Invisibility Project. “We’re not talking the usual cloaking device foreplay here,” Harcrest had … Continue reading

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NASA Finds 7 Earthlike Planets

Dateline, February 23: NASA scientists have discovered a new solar system with 7 earthlike planets, three of which may contain some form of life. “This is huge!” say astrophysicists worldwide, as all attention turns toward analyzing the data. In other news, this … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 53

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Thirteen: Domestic Blitz Previously: Zack and Gina returned home, wounded and bruised, having promised to send the mysterious Objects (currently…

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Parable of the Sailboat

Most of my dreams are “mad libs,” the organized part of my mind attempting to construct a narrative out of disparate snippets. But every now and then I receive what could actually be considered a message. My life was at … Continue reading

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This Changes Everything!

Surprisingly, this has nothing to do with the Trump administration. It’s from that bastion of journalistic integrity The Weekly World News. Check and see if your boss or ex-boyfriend is still around on Monday. Other actual newspaper headlines from the … Continue reading

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