Category Archives: The Lost Tales

Stories from Nov. 20, 2012 to Dec. 13, 2012 that weren’t posted because the server was down.

Tiny Elvis’ Las Vegas Adventure Book

By the time you’re reading this, the plane should be in the air or we’ve arrived for what is my ninth trip to Las Vegas. Woo hoo! I thought the day would never come with how long the Summer of … Continue reading

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Geek Bowl VII is on for my (new) team and me

Editor’s Note: I am in the homestretch for The Lost Tales (aka stuff that was delayed by the DriveSavers recovery), then I should be on the Last Chance material for 2012, until I end up building a 2013 reserve. I’ll … Continue reading

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Skyfall: Worth Seeing

I have to give this chapter of Bond’s further adventures a grudging worth seeing rating because M’s past coming after her and 007 being dead have both been done before; see The World is Not Enough and You Only Live … Continue reading

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A list of Star Trek novels

With everybody drooling, speculating and waiting in anticipation over Abrams’ next Star Trek movie courtesy of a trailer containing numerous explosions, the io9 people cranked out an interesting list. It was rather incomplete but then again, their editorial board is … Continue reading

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Wreck It Ralph: Worth Seeing

My initial reaction to this was, “Ugh! A video game version of Toy Story with flavor-of-the-month voice actors, namely Jane Lynch.” Jane has always been cool (her part in 40 Year Old Virgin was clever), I just feel she’s getting … Continue reading

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RIP Patrick Moore

Personally I’ve never heard of this astronomer but if he provided inspiration for Queen’s lead guitarist and in-band astrophysicist Brian May, then the gentleman deserved a quick mention. From what I could glean, he must’ve been the UK’s version of … Continue reading

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Teddy and Mewsette cloned or reincarnated?

While gathering information about our backyard cat situation with AHS, I spotted this duo who resembled the two cats I grew up with in the Eighties. I completely have spaced on their names but they’re siblings, the tortoise shell is … Continue reading

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Texas twang fading out, maybe

A common topic I remember coming up in my communications classes was people being afraid of regional accents/dialects disappearing when radio started taking hold in the Twenties. It wasn’t just an American concern, other nations worried too. Seems this might … Continue reading

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Nashville achieved!

The downside of RSS feeds…you don’t get to see my “flashy” countdowns and progression bards showing how I’m doing on my running, rowing and weight loss. As of today, I have run the equivalent distance between my house and Christina’s … Continue reading

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Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, on my Chucks!

Once in a blue moon, all the uber-hype with social media (aka FaceBook) actually informs me of something cool I wanted to know about. Elvira (nee Cassandra Peters) has licensed her character on hightops with this shop in California, I … Continue reading

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