Monthly Archives: November 2005

Astounding Tales Winter 2005

Another issue. The journey this time was a little rocky, but it’s early again. Have fun. Astounding Tales Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror!

Wildlife in the yard

Erica took these pictures of the deer herd in the back yard. This cat came to visit. We have at least three different cats who come to our deck. I think they read about us on some cat blog and come for the kibble.

Space Age Pop Music

I listen to Blues – period. Well, once in a while I find something else cool enough to tell my friends. I found this on a French blog while random blogging. I thought the music was different enough as well as cool enough to post it here. Space Age Pop Music

Turkey Audio Science Fiction

It is somehow appropriate that this week I will be recording my experiences with some of the worst science fiction that I’ve come across in a long time. I bought most of these at a flea market a couple of weeks ago and I’ve spent the time since cursing at the cassette player. 1) Conquerors’ […]

Last Baen Post

I got my form reject on “The Lucky Strike”. After the rewrite request, I was hoping for more feedback. I got the exact same wording on another Baen submission, as have half the RMers at Paula has been busy.This officially ends the Baen melodrama.Four rejects today. I am officially entering a black funk – […]

Baen’s New Name

They announced the new title to Baen’s ezine: Jim Baen’sUNIVERSEA Three-Ring Circus of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Fact. This is too reminiscent of Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show. The “Three-Ring Circus” has got to go. Just say: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Fact and that should give the proper John W. Campbell, Jr. flavor to […]

Su Su Nway

I enjoy looking at random blogs when the evening TV shows are bad. I came across this blog and I am impressed with this woman’s courage and vision. She seems to be a truly heroic person who fights successfully against a corrupt system. She was recently convicted and sentenced to 18 months in prison.I don’t […]

DC Blues Bar – The New Vegas Lounge

Up until about 1997 I used to go to DC regularly for work. At night I would bring my harps (harmonicas) to the New Vegas Lounge and my boss would borrow a guitar and we’d jam until 3 in the morning. It was run by a cool guy called Dr. Blues who could only sing […]