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Hatboy’s log, additional: Hawking

I was saddened to learn this morning of Professor Stephen Hawking‘s death. He was 76 years old. I don’t understand even a fraction of the things he knew and spoke of, but his was a simply incredible mind. Humanity was … Continue reading

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Interlude: Epiclogue

Day 66. 116,156 words. My parents attended the service to pay their final respects to their friend, my godfather Rob, on the weekend. As the mourners were leaving the service and the coffin was taken away, I’m reliably informed that this … Continue reading

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Interlude: Laurie

Day 51. 102,650 words. For as long as I can remember, Laurie and his family have been a part of my circle of friends. That’s because he was a lifelong mate of my dad’s, so when my dad had kids … Continue reading

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Farewell, Dolores O’Riordan. But never goodbye.

Day 29. 81,251 words. Finished story #1! Back on the 15th of January, I was gut-punched to learn that Dolores O’Riordan, of the Cranberries, had passed away. I didn’t post then, partly because things were busy and I hadn’t had … Continue reading

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Morgoth’s Curse, Remembered

Day 51. 161 pages, 58,131 words. Yesterday was Michael “Morgoth’s Curse” Kohrs‘s birthday. His Facebook account is still active, left that way by his next of kin, which I think is a nice touch and allows him to sort-of-kind-of remain … Continue reading

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