Monthly Archives: March 2013

Seven cosmic sexes take on the world

ShareTweet Last week was the Virginia Festival of the Book (official title), and it took over Charlottesville.  I went to a panel on self-promoting, and learned a few things I should have been doing all this time — beyond social … Continue reading

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A Little Jules Verne

ShareTweet My dead author’s book club chose sci-fi/dystopia/utopia as the genre of the month for March, and that was all the excuse I needed to finally try reading Jules Verne in French. This was a long-held dream of mine and … Continue reading

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Rank madness in March

ShareTweet T-minus five months to the wedding.  A really early heads up: It’s highly unlikely I’ll be writing anything here that week. March Madness begins today (well, it began two days ago but people aren’t building brackets that include the … Continue reading

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You Win or You Die

ShareTweet Beth and I finally got caught up on the Game of Thrones TV series over the weekend – just in time for Season 3 to start, we realize. I don’t want to blame parenthood, but it’s totally parenthood’s fault! … Continue reading

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Controlled response by perspective

ShareTweet News and interesting events for inspiration pop up all the time. This week, of course, the Roman Catholic church got a new pope, Francis I, which tickles me because he’s Jesuit and I went to Marquette University, a Jesuit … Continue reading

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The Handmaid’s Tale

ShareTweet A fair number of spoilers ahead for The Handmaid’s Tale ahead. If that sort of thing bothers you, you might give this entry a miss. I’ve been kind of meaning to read The Handmaid’s Tale since a friend of … Continue reading

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Snowman snowman

ShareTweet Wednesday the house was snowed in. The Internet went out early and was out until we got home from work Thursday.  If you were waiting for this post, I apologize.   I’ve not got much to say this week. I … Continue reading

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Marscon Detox

ShareTweet Had a great time running the Space Oddity room party (beer, gaming, music, and conversation) at Marscon this weekend, but as usual it came at a price. Fortunately, thanks to the generosity of about thirty backers to our Indie … Continue reading

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