Archive for January, 2011

Infrequent Short Stories

Last November, I gave myself the challenge of writing a short story a day for a year. It was an ambitious goal. If you’ve been keeping up with the project though, you’ll have noticed that my writing has since slowed down and nearly come to a halt. I don’t want to drop the project because I […]

Nutrition, WTF!?

Science is great. It takes the chaos of the world and reduces it into quantifiable, testable and predictable units of information. Except, that is, unless you’re talking about nutrition. On that topic it seems the jury’s out–and the snake oil salesman are in. Needing to shed about 30 pounds, I’ve found myself paying closer attention […]

Day 24. Grave and Imminent Danger

Continued from Day 22. The Renaxi Are Coming “He is, but why can’t you approach him yourselves?” “We tried. He didn’t believe us.” “So you need me to convince him.” “Yes.” “Alright.” “OK, hold my hand, we’ll go now,” he said, extending his hand. “Wait. You can’t just appear in the Oval Office. We might […]

Day 23. Cutting Loose

Continued from Day 20. Back to the Present He’d been working for a month straight and when he worked, he worked. He’d sleep just enough to keep his body from involuntarily shutting down. Otherwise, his mind was entirely dedicated to the task. And anyway, on a military base you were either working or sleeping. There […]

Day 22. The Renaxi Are Coming

Continued from Day 10. Visitor “Will you come with me? There’s something I need you to see,” he said, extending his hand. “Where?” “My world.” This was going too fast. She’d only just met him a few moments ago. A real-life alien! Now he was asking her to go to his home world with him. […]

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