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Saturday soapbox

Saturday’s  soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse. 227 more words



Steady now – okay, I’ve got it. Sometimes one soap box isn’t enough. Sometimes, when there’s so much going on, you’ve got to step it up a notch and  229 more words


My review that I gave Geek Squad on their service of my beloved Sony Vaio Duo.

It’s exactly what it says on the tin!

Geek Squad was not a service I would have considered prior to my experience over the last 2 months. 347 more words

Personal Blogs

"I can't draw"

Recently I spent some time at a local hospital demonstrating drawing and encouraging others to pick up a pen or pencil and join me.  Over and over again the response was, “Oh, I can’t draw!” and they’d scurry away.     272 more words

On Violence...Again

With the release of Camp Hollybrook coming in a few months from Damnation Books, I’ve had folks ask me what it’s about. I usually say something like, “It’s a violent and slightly amusing Bigfoot novella”, and for most folks that does it just fine. 705 more words


But You Have Such a Pretty Face

I can’t believe it, but the following expression popped out of my mouth today at work: “You look really cute today!”

Meant as a compliment, this phrase is just all wrong. 505 more words

Simply Filling

DMA Featured Event: Listen Out After Party Feat. TEED [Chinese Laundry, Sydney]

There’s no doubt that Listen Out’s “enormous” line-up was already huge enough to have you dancing for hours on the 27th September – but you will probably actually find yourself dancing even longer into the night now! 156 more words