Monthly Archives: February 2015

I Used to Have a Lot of Friends

I used to have a lot of friends. There were so many of us: worshippers of the old gods, followers of the true religion.  Our temples were always full, our priests numerous, and our adherents devout.  And then that philosopher … Continue reading

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Noses

Author’s Note: Please take the below as tongue-in-cheek. I’ve often seen it suggested that human breasts evolved to be perpetually swollen as a result of our bipedalism.  As quadrupeds, we evolved to find buttocks attractive.  Once we started walking on … Continue reading

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Favorite Post?

An online magazine is accepting submissions soon, and I’m thinking of possibly submitting something.  Any particular posts of mine stand out as submission-worthy?

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S’mores Cheesecake Success!

I made a s’mores cheesecake today, since my boss is in town and I enjoy trying new things, and it came out pretty well.  I used this recipe, and everyone loved it.  I did add some marshmallows and graham cracker … Continue reading

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What is the Space Station Solvychegodsk?

Author’s Note: I came up with this idea a while ago, and then wrote a short story that took place on such a setting, but I felt a bit unhappy that the details of the space station never really made … Continue reading

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Precedent

“One is forced again and again to re-learn the fact that standards set by precedent are based on something less than average performance, and, for that reason, one should not submit to them.” -Erwin Rommel This is my favorite quote … Continue reading

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Durian Tasting

  I tried my first durian yesterday!  It’s definitely interesting…  I mostly wanted to taste it because it’s supposed to be a favorite of orangutans, my favorite animal.  So I figured, hey, if they like it, maybe I will, too. … Continue reading

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