Monthly Archive: February 2008

Feb 28 2008

The Strangest Trip

Yesterday, one of my nightmares came true. It wasn’t so bad. As long as I can remember, I’ve been afraid of heights. My first memory that I can date happened when I was two and involves being terrified of a long, open flight of stairs. I’ve worked on it, and it rarely gets in my …

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Feb 21 2008

The Good Life

Yesterday I wrote five hundred of the hardest working words I’ve ever strung together. I left a document open in the background and dropped in a line or two whenever I was waiting on a remote database. I added more at lunch, made some important decisions while sitting in a training session that turned out …

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Feb 14 2008

Fun With Marines

If you know an officer or NCO in the Marines, here’s a fun trick. Ask to see his sword. Look over the scabbard, then pull the blade out a bit. Hold it up to the light and take some time to admire how pretty it is. Then let your eyes wander to the point where …

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Feb 10 2008

Top 10 Signs You’re Reading My Fiction

This is one of the cooler memes I’ve seen. It started on Fangs, Fur, & Fey and propagated on Wyrdsmiths. The original was specific to novels, but until I’ve finished another, it will be difficult to generalize about mine. This post includes my short stories. The main character is not integrated into their society. Yes, …

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