Category Archives: Obituary

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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An Unknown Hero You Should Know.

On Monday, Joe Hosteen Kellwood died. He was a Marine Corps vet who served in the Pacific during World War 2. That might sound like enough for him to be remembered, but there is one more thing that made him … Continue reading

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Musings On Death And Life.

We are odd creatures, we humans. We know that our lives, that ALL lives, are finite. We know that everyone we know will die, that everything we love will eventually cease to be. The old saying “No one gets out … Continue reading

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And Now I Know Where God Went.

In my previous post this evening, I was mulling if God was still out there. I know now He is, and He’s got one more very special angel. Our little cat Frosty, of the huge eyes and the single daughter … Continue reading

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A Whiff of Greatness.

As those few of you out there know, one of my great interests is the so-called “what-if” scenario (often referred to as “whiffs”). What if the US had lost the battle at Midway, leaving the West Coast open to Japanese … Continue reading

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