Category Archives: Life

Getting back in the saddle

After a long absence and a lot of personal issues, I’m back. It’s hard to believe it’s been almost 2 years since my last update and a lot has happened in that time.  I’ve been writing but with a lot … Continue reading

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Call the tech guy – Part Two

Troubleshooting a hardware problem – old school Non-geek version: I need a new computer… or least the insides of a new computer <Geek version> Last week I mentioned having hardware issues – I had hoped that a new power supply … Continue reading

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Awake

Here I am, up way too early.  So what do I do? I write about it… It’s weird.  since I’ve started judging flash fiction, I’ve been less inclined to write it.  The thing is, it’s not some secret ‘I’ve seen … Continue reading

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My 2 cents: The Shutdown and my take on Congress at this point.

With furloughs in place, the trickle-down effect is being felt down the line.  Tomorrow I find out where I stand.  I’m not a government employee, or even a contractor.  I’m a software developer in a small shop that makes software … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Wal*Marts

Two Wal*Marts, both alike in dignity.  In the four state area where we lay our scene… Okay, technically it’s more like four Super*Walmarts and one regular one with a refrigerator section and a SAM’s club but it sounds better when … Continue reading

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Writing, an excuse for learning

(as if I really need an excuse) In case you haven’t figured out by now, I am a learning junkie.  It started when I was child and my mom and dad would do their cryogen demonstration*  for the boy scouts … Continue reading

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Never take a scientist to a Science Fiction Movie

While I was writing about the woes of taking a writer to the movies, I remembered my own childhood,  and having to tell my dad: “just sit back and watch…” I was too young to know the phrase “suspension of … Continue reading

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