Monthly Archives: September 2008

John Christopher – Planet in Peril

This was an awful book, just awful. I remember liking Christopher’s No Blade of Grass, so I was looking forward to this. After the first day of reading I was of the opinion that I should move on, but I had only about 80 pages to go so I stuck with it for another day. […]

Added time limits to craigslist search

My craigslist search had problems that it returned lots of jobs for that were a month old and no longer listed. I added an option search the last month week or day to keep the results fresh. Search Craigslist with Google

Portrait of Jennie – 13 Great Ghost Movies

Thank goodness for Turner Classic Movies. TV is very very bad and Erica and I watch TCM almost every night now. Last night was “Portrait of Jennie” from 1948. It is the story of an artist (Joseph Cotton) who is haunted by the ghost of a beautiful woman (Jennifer Jones). The woman first appears to […]

Mark A. Rayner – Vintage ads of ficitonal futures

Mark A. Rayner created a photoshopping contest to see who could make vintage ads for classic SF. Unfortunately, most everyone there considers modern movies and TV to be classic SF. There where two that I liked, though. One is based on the hired girl robot from Heinlein’s The Door Into Summer, which is my all […]

LHC webcam

I found this webcam of the Large Hadron Collider so you can watch in real time the progress towards discovering the secrets of the universe. lhc

Poul Anderson – Three Hearts and Three Lions

The history of the novel is traced back to the court of Eleanor of Aquitaine, the 12th century ancestor of some of England’s greatest kings. (Aquitane was part of England until a series of incompetent kings lost it.) In Eleanor’s court there were written the tales of the Matter of Britain or the Arthurian Cycle. […]

Another possible escape home

This is a nice house on the St. Croix river in Calais – way the hell out east in Maine. It has 3.3 acres and a cozy apartment over the garage for in-laws. It is currently leased until 2009 so it would be essentially a no-cash transaction until we decide to move in. It’s probably […]

Last Day of Summer

We went up to Connecticut to the flea market today. Last year we went up at least ten times and in previous years we have gone as far as Pennsylvania to shop flea markets. Because of the price of gas, this trip costs about $50, so we may not make it up again this year. […]


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I cleaned up my tab for Sonny Boy's Help Me and made it into a short book. There's a Kindle version for 99 cents, and if you buy the paperback you get the Kindle free.

Playing "Help-Me" In the Style of Sonny Boy Williamson II: A step by step, note for note analysis of some of Sonny Boy's Signature Riffs

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I started reading Science Fiction in the 1950s. I started Writing SF in the 1960s. Then, I had a life. Now I am retired, raising chickens and keeping bees. I am still an avid reader and I have sold about 70 stories in the last 20 years.
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