Whatever Happened To…

I’ve been going through my downloads folder on my desktop computer containing all the files that I’ve, um, obtained perfectly legally, and I’ve run across some music that I sort of forgot about. Whatever happened to Tara McLean?  Great voice, great songs, unique sound, and nowhere to be found.  I first heard Tara in 1999 […]

On Being Poor

My very good friend, whom I’ve never met or spoken to, John Scalzi is an excellent writer.  I cannot over state the influence he’s had and is having on my life.  I’ve chosen him as the archetype for my chosen profession.  There is no question in my mind that he will be regarded as one […]

Getting the brain out was easy, the hard part was getting the brain out!

Today, I am a writer. I have a laptop, a blog, John Scalzi’s writing advice, and I just received my very own copy of the 2007 Writer’s Market Deluxe Edition.  So it’s official, I am a writer.  Please start all e-mails and comments with ‘Dear Mr Writer, Sir’. No, as a matter of fact, I […]

None like it HOT!

I’m a little late for the bandwagon, but everyone should see ‘An Inconvenient Truth‘.  I don’t care what your politics are, just watch with an open mind.  At the very least, Mr. Gore does a good job of explaining the problem and it’s significance.  And where many Environmentalists advocate radical actions that will, frankly, never […]

Can’t Sleep…Clown Will Eat Me

It’s 1:00 in the morning and I cannot sleep.  I blame the government. Let’s see…what’s been keeping me up? Okay, how about this: Do you remember in Science class in Elementary school when they taught us that water going down a drain twists counter-clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern hemisphere?  No?  […]