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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Irony, Thy Name is Human

To err is human… oh so human  

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The Parable of the Sailboat

Most of my dreams are “mad libs,” the organized part of my mind working to construct a narrative out of snippets: poodle, drone, bent fork, chimney, fireworks… “Jacques the poodle used a bent fork to fire up his personal drone, … Continue reading

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