Monthly Archives: May 2007

World Altering Events

On this day, in 1859, Big Ben went into operation. The most striking effect was the waking of parliament. They had been sleeping quite well for more than five hundred years and Big Ben ruined this gig for them. Whilst … Continue reading

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Slaughter-House Five

As I mentioned earlier, reading Man Without a Country by Kurt Vonnegut generated an interest I never had before in his writing so I purchased Slaughter-House Five. After that, I bought Cat’s Cradle which I am still reading. I like … Continue reading

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Feeling Safer Now – A Rant for U.S.ophiles

What is this fascination with royalty, particularly Russian royalty? First, we had an Intelligence Czar. Well, actually, first, there was the Department of Homeland Security. One of the prime reasons provided for this organization was it was to be responsible … Continue reading

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Blog Transfer Completion

Finished the transfer of blog entries from sffworld to our website. You’ll find the link to these blogs under Who I Am/sffworld blog. Turns out I categorized entries under the following headings: Astronomy, Family, General, History, Morality, News-Media, Politics, Religion, … Continue reading

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Historian Bias

Working on the transfer of sffworld blog to our website, those posts dealing with history got me to thinking I haven’t been to The History Channel’s website for a while. So, I went and it gave me pause, once again, … Continue reading

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May

Maybe I should just put the month as a title? Writing update first off. I am considering all agent submissions for Oracle sent before Christmas as dead. Though one might crawl out of the woodwork and make me jump, I … Continue reading

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Travel Is A Good Time for Reading

Returned from far away with travel time devoted to reading. Visiting time saw a promotion and four soccer games, old friends and new, a decent portion of beer, and family. What could be better? But, back to travel time. Going, … Continue reading

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