Tag Archives: office-chair philosophising

Interlude: Form One Lane

Day 83. 72 pages, 29,572 words. Ran out of steam a bit and had this interlude bubbling under, so here you go. I’ve been commuting lately, and it inspired me to create this Twitter thread. I threw it down in graphical form … Continue reading

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A brief treatise on why I appreciate my friends

Day 17. 38 pages, 17,300 words. Not too long ago, I was asked by a friend “why are you even friends with that person?” in reference to another friend. Not too long before that, I was asked by a different … Continue reading

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Musings on the ambitious flop that was “Bad Cow”

Yesterday I posted a self-deprecating / self-pitying image macro acknowledging that Bad Cow, which I’d enthusiastically considered the most important and mind-blowing piece of literature to grace my bibliography, didn’t really hit that mark. I intended it as a direct … Continue reading

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Homesickness

Wump has gone off to scouts camp, departing Friday evening and spending Friday night and Saturday night away from home. She was careful to remind us that she can come home whenever she wants to, but I’m pre-writing this so … Continue reading

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A thought on immigration and the changing world

A recent re-flourishing of an older blog post I made has created some interesting discussion, even if I consider it a little fruitless. Exchanging ideas and getting a look at things from other perspectives can be good. Check it out, … Continue reading

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My favourite jerky is kneejerky

I don’t have much to add after yesterday’s post. I feel better for having gotten it down in writing and I regret absolutely none of it. The process of encapsulating my thoughts was important, and the resulting discussion was even … Continue reading

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The Elevator People

Worldcon 75, Helsinki 2017 Where do I start? Worldcon, for those who don’t know what it is (and I in no way fault you, since I had no real idea before 2015 or so), is the annual World Science Fiction … Continue reading

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