Tag Archives: Current Events.

Why 50 Years of Star Trek?

You know, I’ve been asked that infamous question about Trek, “What has made its’ popularity last so long?”. Sure, there’s the whole thread of non-racist, inclusive characters throughout the various series. But I tend to shrink from that answer, as … 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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Ich Bin Munchen./I Am Munich.

Grosse Gott. (Good God.) Here we go again. I’m trying to wade through the news glut from The Hairy Cheeto being officially nominated, and this pops up. Orlando, Istanbul, Nice, Paris, Brussels – it just goes on and on. Not … Continue reading

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Je Suis Sans Voix./I Am Speechless.

Je suis Nice. Je suis France. Je suis navré. Je suis sans voix. I am Nice. I am France. I am heartbroken. I am speechless.   Dieu bénisse la France et de veiller sur tous les siens ce soir. God … 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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A Fitting Farewell to The Greatest.

I have never really been a sports fan as such Never watched football or baseball, or boxing that much But like everyone else, I knew of that great from Kentucky And tonight I’m mourning the loss of Muhammad Ali. He … Continue reading

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This Was SUPPOSED To Be A Good Day.

Today started with such promise. 63 years ago, a young Princess Elizabeth was crowned Queen, leading to the longest reign of any British monarch, a period of (mostly) peace and prosperity following the devastation of two world wars. Also today, … Continue reading

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Happy Star Wars Day!

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Put batteries in your lightsaber, dust off your stormtrooper armour, and have your wookie groomed – time to get your Star Wars groove on. (Why today, I hear some of you saying? Think … Continue reading

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Of Queens and Princes

Did you ever have one of those days, when life seems to reach out to hug you, but when you go in for the clinch, it knees you right in the family jewels? Today in spades, kiddies. In bloody spades. … Continue reading

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