Category Archives: Science

Total Lunar Eclipse (Blood Moon)

In the night sky on April 15, 2014, there was a Total Lunar Eclipse. A Blood Moon. Shey and I stayed up until 2AM just to see it. A Lunar Eclipse is described here: http://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/total-lunar-eclipse.html Although the Moon is a … Continue reading

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Chummy and the Mercenaries Pt.2

Chummy’s battle with the mercenaries continues after the image… If you missed part 1 More from Chummy’s history. Chummy and the Mercenaries Pt.2 “We’re screwed.” Clarence “Chance”¬† Baugh sagged as he reviewed his sensor pad. “Whaddya mean, screwed, Chance?” Asked … Continue reading

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Chummy and the Mercenaries

“Chummy,” the war machine–turned loyal dog–has quickly become one of my favorite characters. Here’s another story about him. *footnote is at the bottom of the page. Chummy and the Mercenaries “Get off my land,” said 15-year old Daphne Ojibwa. She … Continue reading

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Tech Seminar – Alastair’s Photo Fiction: 14Jul13

Written for Alastair’s Photo Fiction. Story begins after the photo. Genre: Speculative Fiction/Historical Word Count: 150 Tech Seminar “Your lodging, sir,” said the driver. “Oh what a quaint old castle!” Beamed Johnson. “Yes it is. Only the best for attendees … Continue reading

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Chummy’s Report

I originally wrote about Chummy for the Trifecta writing challenge. Many aspects about him emerged in my mind, but because of the word limit, I left them out. The original story is here. I wanted to continue with more about … Continue reading

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The Error – Alastair’s Photo Fiction 23Jun13

Written for Alastair’s Photo Fiction.¬†Story begins after the image. Genre: Science Fiction The Error Irshallis was born misshapen. His siblings called him, “The Error.” The adults expected he would die soon. He never kept up when hunting parties swam to … Continue reading

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A Shot Must Ring Out – Alastair’s Photo Fiction

Written for Alastair’s Photo Fiction. Genre: Techno-Thriller Word Count: 150 Story begins after the image. A Shot Must Ring Out Xu stepped before Dr. Suiza at the steps. “I’m sorry doctor,” he said sincerely. “I cannot let you pass.” “It’s … Continue reading

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