Monthly Archives: March 2015

Review: Frank Sinatra in a Blender

Yes another review. Well, I started reading again, after taking an uncharacteristic diversion in video (catching up on GOT and, dare I say it, the Great British Baking show. Made the wife happy after having ignored her for 6 months … Continue reading

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Shattering the monolith

The monolith: Pat Hayden Jones, Renegade, 220,000 words (before a couple attempts to slash & burn), a history of a character, a universe I’ve been musing about for many years. And, finally, after a massive push in 2014, ignoring kith and … Continue reading

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Review: Clean Burn

I don’t usually do book reviews here, but rare is the indie or small-press tome as good as this one. Clean Burn by Karen Sandler My rating: 4 of 5 stars Well, for you VI Warshawsky fans, there is another … Continue reading

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Real life gets in the way: Retooling and the drought

At the end of 2014, I had to completely shift focus in my Real Job, which supports four other people, three households, and a cat. So, that job has to have priority. Writing is a time and money sink so … Continue reading

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Android Wear and Smartwatches 2: Bringing back the joy

Okay, maybe you think I’m overdoing this. But yes…joy. I remember the first time I got a color computer — must have been a Mac II ci back in the early 90s — and I played some goofy video that … Continue reading

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Android Wear and Smartwatches: Finally the future

We had expectations when I was a kid. I used to watch rockets on TV, blasting off fairly regularly. We got to the moon — anything was possible, so we thought. Looking back, that was a bloody miracle. Star Trek was … Continue reading

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