So I’m Getting A Hole Drilled In My Legbone

https://youtu.be/uhzydPZOM7Q?t=2m7s A while back I thought, hey, my eroding right hip has started to cause me a lot of pain, like constantly, and I have to lean harder on my cane every passing month. And I'm kinda tired of having one leg shorter than the other, which wasn't the case before but which is what... Continue Reading →

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I Would Kill For A Tinkerbot

(Previously: "I Would Kill For A Maidbot") There are a lot of little things that go wrong around a house or whatever it is that serves you as one – personally, at the moment I'm living in a trailer that's only one year younger than my middle-aged ass and more things than average go wrong... Continue Reading →

2067: First Major Metro Goes Off National Electric Grid

https://twitter.com/sabartonwrites/status/913784207696175104 I've taken up tweeting from the future, example above, in addition to my usual political-writing-SciFi-whatevs antics @Tao23. It keeps me thinking to turn out those tweets on a semi-regular basis. And the tweets can make a great nucleus for future SciFi News Network posts here, AKA my futurist "predictions." Older posts are formatted to look... Continue Reading →

The Life Of The Dead (An Essay From The Future)

(Original appearance on my Patreon page, 04 July 2017) To understand our ancestors and the Natural Lifers, voluntary and involuntary, throughout the Solar System, you must understand first that they are all dead. For our pre-Longevity ancestors, that's literally true. But I mean something  more profound than a simple observation of the state of being... Continue Reading →

Humans Now, Basically

Children (my 2 youngest, 3 and 5) in the shadow of a gnarled ancient of a gum tree, with an electrical substation lurking behind. Kind of a metaphor for our world, isn't it? As a bonus, the yellow vest is a Batman vest and the brown jacket is a print of Chewbacca's torso. Geek life... Continue Reading →

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