New Fiction: “Memories of Stars”

Posted on Sun 20 January 2019 in Dispatches • Tagged with featured, fiction, meta, writing • 2 min read

There’s a new short story in ye olde fiction section. Well, I say, “new”. This is actually a couple years old, but it felt like a good time to share it.

It’s a story about creatures that came to destroy our world only to find that we’d …


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The DM’s Adventuring Kit

Posted on Mon 06 May 2013 in Dispatches • Tagged with d&d, featured, gaming, reviews • 11 min read

I recently wrote about my return to Dungeons and Dragons, and promised another post where I would share what tools our group is using to facilitate our long-distance games. It’s really critical to make sure that game groups are well organized, or many campaigns will fizzle out due to …


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New Fiction: “What His Sister Told Him”

Posted on Sun 27 January 2013 in Dispatches • Tagged with featured, fiction, meta, writing • 3 min read

I’ve added the short story that I wrote for the Kopoint Halloween Spooktacular to the fiction section of this site. I’ll continue to add stories and fiction projects that I release online to that area as the days go forward. You can read the text version of the …


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A Few Thoughts On Google+ From A Digital Misanthrope

Posted on Sun 10 July 2011 in Dispatches • Tagged with featured, google, personal, social networking, tech • 8 min read

This Is Not A Review

I have been using Google+ for a little over a week now, and over the course of that time, I have written several versions of this post you are reading right now. Initially, I intended this to be a review of sorts, as I tend …


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Bat (Baby, Why You Gotta Make Me Hit You?) - A Tale In Two Parts - 2

Posted on Wed 01 March 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, featured, funny, personal • 4 min read

Last night I was monkeying around on my computer while enjoying the David Cross comedy album Shut Up, You Fucking Baby!, and I noticed a dark shape out of the corner of my eye. I turned to see what it was and saw nothing, so I went back to my …


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Bat (Baby, Why You Gotta Make Me Hit You?) - A Tale In Two Parts - 1

Posted on Wed 01 March 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, featured, funny, personal • 3 min read

Many years ago, back when I was in high school, my three closest friends and I were called in to wage war against an opponent roughly 0.5% our size. You see, Quentin’s family had a bat that had snuck into their guest room and was trying to set …


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I Am Done With Summer

Posted on Tue 21 June 2005 in Dispatches • Tagged with featured, personal • 1 min read

It is hot and humid and I hate it. I would give anything to get rid of this heat. I do not enjoy the extreme seasons of winter and summer, and we have more than two months left of the latter. Now that it is past the emerald explosion that …


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Courtesy

Posted on Mon 01 November 2004 in Dispatches • Tagged with featured, funny, personal • 4 min read

Sunday night was quite an adventure. I was working in the bookstore, as I am wont to do on weekends and I was straightening the books in the history section, which is right by our restrooms. Out of the restroom comes this old man with his walker, one of our …


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