Star Stuff

Friday, July 8, 2016

“For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.” — Carl Sagan For more wonderful, wise, and eloquent thoughts, check here. And if you…

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Madison and Village Lights

Monday, May 23, 2016

Two Thursdays ago my wife and I headed over to Madison Indiana, where she had a work conference. My son, just finished with his first year of college, tagged…

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Sometimes I think it’s interesting to chart your life by your interests/obsessions. I suppose for a lot of men my age it starts with dinosaurs or indian tribes or…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

I grew up a city boy. Now, as a city boy in a small mid-western city I was probably a lot more familiar with wildlife than someone born…

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Monday, March 21, 2016

Last Friday I mentioned that I was reading a Viking series about Harald Hardrada by Poul Anderson, but failed to mention the title. This is The Golden Horn,…

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Well, almost. You can tell it’s around the corner because of the way our favorite tree is blooming, or the way I hear chirps all day — you…

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Monday, March 7, 2016

I love a good orange. Usually this space is reserved for talking about writing, or books, or writers, or games. But today I’m kvetching about oranges. A couple…

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Family Matters

Monday, February 29, 2016

I’m back from a long drive back and forth to Pennsylvania to see a good man put to rest. Any of you frequent visitors know that I don’t…

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Readers Wanted

Monday, February 22, 2016

While I was growing up in the ’70s and ’80s, video games were in their infancy, and most television shows were pretty bad. It could be argued that…

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Snow Dogs

Monday, January 25, 2016

Every morning I head out to feed the horses. Lately I not only feed the horses in the morning but muck the stalls, because my teenaged daughter is so…

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