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The code which the Narrator and I live by:

“The story is not all mine, nor told by me alone. Indeed I am not sure whose story it is; you can judge better. But it is all one, and if at moments the facts seem to alter with an altered voice, why then you can choose the fact you like best yet none of them are false, and it is all one story.” 42 more words


Fiction: Uncle Otto's Robot pt. 1

The robot arrived before the summer harvest as my Uncle Otto was looking for extra hands on the farm. The box it arrived in read simply, “Automation: Some Assembly Required.” My Uncle Otto didn’t think much of it and moved the box from the house to the barn where his horse Roxy slept. 896 more words



As I’ve mentioned in my reviews for Jaws (1975) and Monsters (2010), I wasn’t too impressed with this year’s Godzilla (2014), and I don’t need to restate my reasons again.   1,007 more words


Life Passages VIII - New Friendships

“What haven’t I read yet?” Madeleine thought to herself, as she restlessly walked through the isles of the school library. “I haven’t read just for fun in a while…Hmmm…Let’s see.” 490 more words

Creative Writing


Before Gareth Edwards directed this year’s Godzilla (2014), he directed the not-so-coincidentally-titled Monsters (2010).  Though the former is a Hollywood picture with a blockbuster-sized budget, the latter is an independent picture with a budget of under one-million that manages to tell a more compelling story, if with a more cynical ending. 819 more words



Star Trek is among my favorite franchises…at least when it’s good.  I’ve watched through Deep Space Nine (1993-1999) sans a handful of episodes; most of The Next Generation (1987-1994); and seen all of the movies, including J.J. 663 more words



Writer/director Christopher Nolan is certainly the boldest modern filmmaker in Hollywood, adding realism and complexity to comic book movies with the Dark Knight trilogy (2005-2012) and literally getting inside of our heads with Inception (2010).   506 more words