If The Nukes Start Flying…

...a goodly number of us dreamers are going to ruefully reflect that it was entirely possible for humanity to establish off-planet settlements following the Apollo program. Settlements that likely could have been self-sustaining by now because in the alternate reality where humankind put as much effort and resources and brains as possible behind establishing populations... Continue Reading →

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Starting Late And Dying Young

So, General Organa -- Carrie Fisher -- is dead. At sixty. She left behind a hell of a body of work and a trail of lives and souls touched through the characters she portrayed, the stories she worked on, and in person eye to eye. She's hardly the only one to die relatively young. It... Continue Reading →

Afraid Of The Future

(Originally appeared on PatreonĀ on the 6th of December, 10 days ago) The election of Trump -- literally a caricature of stereotypical US flaws of arrogance, greed, vanity, and privileged brattiness -- to the presidency has added notes of fear and worry to my vision of the future. Well, I've long been a bit of a... Continue Reading →

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