Generation ships are a staple of science fiction, and they're awesome. I love stories with giant ships that are heading out into the unknown. It connects the future to the past when human explorers would jump in their ships to battle the seas while dreaming of a better life. Generation ships represent the indomitable spirit … Continue reading It Takes a Generation Ship
Table of Contents: Part One: It Takes a Generation Ship Introduction What is a Generation Ship (Part One) What is a Generation Ship (Part Two) Generation Ship and Stories Part Two: You Know What they Say about Assumptions Part Three: Sound and Fury Signifying…Something? Part Four: Make It Work!
After two years, we're finally going on our honeymoon. The lovely lady in the picture below married me back in 2015, and due to circumstances and Dad's health, we waited to go on a honeymoon. We're very lucky to be able to afford such a grand vacation, and in the time that we waited, we … Continue reading Finally Going on Our Honeymoon
"We become the person someone imagines we are…" – Dorthe Nors from "Intimacy". Bookshops are magical places. If this isn't the first article you've read on this blog, you'll see my affinity for books. The love of bookstores is just as great as my love for books. In fact, browsing the shelves of a bookstore … Continue reading Review: Browse: The World in Bookshops
Graphic novels are a different experience than all text, but the great ones elicit the same responses. Great stories are great regardless of medium. But the best take full advantage of the medium. The first volume of Bitch Planet exceeded all my expectations, which were high based on the creative team of Kelly Sue DeConnick … Continue reading Review: Bitch Planet Vol 2
My father once took on the thankless task of being our baseball coach. It was my first year out of tee ball, which meant the big leagues for us. We needed no assistance to make contact with the ball. Now, my father, at this time, played slow pitch softball with his friends on the weekend. … Continue reading A Baseball to the Head