Category Archives: Chaos and Creation

Not so Stranger Things

I binge-watched season two of Stranger Things the day it came out. NO RAGRETS! The beauty of Stranger Things isn’t in the nitty-gritty of the story.  The greatness is the characters and the mood.  It is well-acted and it looks … Continue reading

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Trick or treat, mofos?

I’m betting you want both.  That’s the sort of folks you are. I don’t blame you. I got my pumpkins done, my zombie dance cookies made, I bought all the candy in candyland and I’m settled in front of a … Continue reading

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The silver eel flies at dusk when the wine rains from moody barrels

What? I have no idea. I get a ton of weird spam.  Yes, you are correct, all spam is weird to some degree.  Even the stuff that comes in a can. My Mail thinks this is Junk.  My Mail is … Continue reading

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It’s a space station

There is something magickal about a mid-day moon hung in a clear, blue sky. It feels like being in a sci-fi movie.  Not a Syfy movie, where an ill-mannered mad scientist unleashes a dragonfly-shark hybrid in the park and everyone … Continue reading

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Things go up, things come down

No, I’m not talking about dropping acid or that empty post-rave ennui you’ve got going on. There will be a LightSail test launch today over in Florida.  Live coverage starts at 9:45AM Central. Nobody is going to be sailing on … Continue reading

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Spiders, spiders everywhere. Spiders, spiders in your hair!

I have a long-running war with spiders.  There have been a number of incidents.  Led by my nemeses, the yellow sac spiders. It is obvious that they have it in for me.  I reciprocate, with the exception of one brief … Continue reading

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Up, up and away

There is a species of catfish in Ecuador that climbs cave walls.  It reminds me of how Chicagoans feel trying to claw our way up out of winter to see some sunlight. It’s unknown why these fish, who are not … Continue reading

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Grýla Killa

What’s red and dances all around?❄ The answer is not Grýla, but she would surely take an interest. Krampus came and went, but that doesn’t mean we are safe from Christmas related devilry. Grýla is another one of those awesome … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo post-game recap

November is Nanowrimo month for me.  Any excuse to buckle down and force myself to write a bunch is a good excuse (I’m lookin’ at you too, Camp Nano!) This November, I was more prepared than I have ever been. … Continue reading

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Poetic Muse-ings on Mars

In the way way back times, before it was today and things were different, I wrote about Martian haikus and MAVEN. I would like to blame an absent muse for taking this long to write three short lines.  However, it … Continue reading

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