Fun Stuff

Send in the Clones

While looking on YouTube for Star Wars news, Kris came upon a series of videos by ArTorr.  Part three is a very detailed breakdown of the animated TV series, “The Clone Wars”, which premiered on Cartoon Network, then moved to Disney DX. It covers the amazing history of the seven-season […]

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The Art of the Brick

Yesterday, Kris and I were lucky enough to be invited by The Left Coast Mahjong, Art Show and Lego Cabal (friends of ours through Loscon) to go to “The Art of The Brick” exhibit at the California Science Center  https://californiasciencecenter.org/ “The Art of the Brick” is a traveling Lego exhibition […]

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Faking It

I’ve been seeing a lot of ads on Facebook for vegan plant-based meat products.  They don’t particularly interest me, I’m a meat-eating, barbequing, Meatiator, Montague’s All Meat Marvel, Baconator, meatavore kind of guy.  But if someone else wants to graze, that’s fine by me. What I don’t understand is that […]

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Return to Loscon

Kris and I were supposed to be the Fan Guests of Honor at last year’s Loscon, but because of reasons, it was canceled.  So, our status was carried over to this year’s Loscon 47  http://loscon.org/47/los-angeles-oldest-running-science-fiction-convention/ The one of the first things they asked us to do was a promotional video […]

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The Great Escape (to Oxnard)

I’ve often mentioned that sometimes my life feels like nothing but work, write, sleep, work, write, sleep.  Since the lockdown, there has been little to go out and do.  But with restrictions starting to loosen, especially in Ventura County, we decided to go out and celebrate Kris getting a new […]

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Things I Don’t Understand.

I created this blog and the associated Facebook page to promote my writing and to let people get to know me.  That’s why I write on all kinds of subjects that interest me from cooking to Star Trek and My Little Pony to my experiences with the Greater Los Angeles […]

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Honey for my honey

Hello. This week’s blog is being written by me, Kristine, Dennis’s wife. That’s because this week’s blog is about honey. Once upon a time, Dennis and I had a home in Reseda, CA. We took lots of walks in the evenings around the neighborhood in those 16 years and got […]

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Back to the closet

We had a friend for dinner last night – no, not in the Hannibal Lecter way.  Liz Carlie came over to be a guinea pig for a new recipe I wanted to try – Easy Pizza Casserole. Kris and I met Liz at one of the blood drives at Loscon […]

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Taking a Break

I think I’ve mentioned this before, but sometimes my life feels like work, write, sleep, work, write, sleep, work, write, sleep.  With the shutdown here in California, there are not a lot of places you can go out to for a change of scenery.   Today Kris and I went out […]

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Christmas Memories

Many of my favorite Christmas memories go back to my time in college and after college when I worked at Toyville, an independent toy store with locations in Huntington Park, CA, and Downey, CA.  For a couple of Christmases, I worked at the one in Downey. I loved working at […]

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