Monthly Archives: December 2009

Santa Poker

The poker boys wore their Santa Suits to poker last night. Jim and I had suits. Robert IS Santa with his long white beard, but he just wore was his Santa cap, no red suit. John wore a tickle me Elmo hat with antlers. When Polly and Stella came home, we all started Ho-Ho-Ho-ing and […]

Stupid Picture of Me in a Santa Suit

I lost out on a domain

I noticed that the website where I sold my second story was gone and the domain name was expiring. I backordered the domain with, but they didn’t get it. I am disappointed. I had the idea that I would restart the magazine. Instead I will just archive it somewhere.

Just upgraded to WordPress 2.9

If you ever want to create a WordPress blog, make sure that you install the WordPress Software in a different directory than the blog root. This should be mandatory. It allows you to upgrade your blog by uploading a new directory and then renaming the two directories. In the past my blog would be down […]

Twas the Night Before Sci-Fi

  Twas the Night Before Sci-Fi or A Visit from St. Forrest ‘Twas the night before Sci-Fi when all through the ship Not a cyborg was stirring not even a chip. The blasters were hung by the antimatter drive In hopes that St. Forrey would help us survive. The clones were nestled all snug in […]

Converting to WordPress 2.9 today

I will pull the trigger on the root site upgrade of WordPress 2.9 in two minutes. If it works you will not notice. If it doesn’t the root site will be down for a few minutes. I’ll do this blog tomorrow at lunch time. Keep your fingers crossed. It Worked! (I have to watch it […]

Rockland’s 2009 lobster trap Christmas tree

Erica and I were looking at houses up in Maine. The prices have dropped a bit, but after reading about this “Lobster Trap” Christmas tree, I am re-thinking things. Rockland’s 2009 lobster trap Christmas tree « Travels with Hilary.

The contents of the first print issue of The Martian Wave

J Erwine posted the TOC of The Martian Wave. I share it with the usual gang of samsdotters plus a few names I don’t recognize. J sent the issue off to Tyree so I might get to see a copy in a few months. I’m looking forward to it. Adaptor by Steve de Beer Bypassed […]


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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.
I have been collecting information about writing Science Fiction for many years now. Social media has replaced the Blog and large dedicated websites, so the pages here are mostly static. I update them from time to time.


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