Author Archives: John Erickson

Still Here.

Yeah, I haven’t fallen off the edge of the world. It’s just been a long and weird winter/spring shift. We’ve had record high daytime temperatures and record low night temps withn 24 hours of each other. I’ve been having to … Continue reading

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A Nurse’s Lament (WW1)

When all around you is death How do you live? When all you see is sorrow How do you rejoice? When all there is, is insanity How do you remain sane? Every day is an endless parade of pain and … Continue reading

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Some Notable Losses in 2016.

While this year has been rather hard on famous people, I wanted to write some kind of year-end tribute to some lesser known folk who passed this year. And since science-fiction has been so much a part of my life, … Continue reading

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Like Daughter, Like Mother.

Or, please God, get 2016 over with NOW! Yep, the grim news keeps on rolling in. One day after Carrie Fisher died, her mother Debbie Reynolds has died. From “Singin’ In The Rain” to playing Grace’s mother on “Will and … Continue reading

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The Day The Music Died.

A long, long time ago, a song spoke of “the day the music died”. While that tune focused purely on American acts, I would state that for a large share of the world (the US included), Christmas Day 2016 was … Continue reading

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A Day Of Infirmity.

Sorry folks, I had a nice post for today, just needing a few details added before posting today. Unfortunately, I woke up feeling like … Amish buggy exhaust, and just keep feeling worse. I’ll try to get that post out … Continue reading

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The Night Before That Infamous Day

Yes, it’s almost here, the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. I’ll have a special post for y’all tomorrow, but rather than dwell on the sadness and loss, I thought I’d give you some of the … less … Continue reading

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