Monthly Archives: March 2013

A New Life #Friday Fictioneers

Late is better than never…even two weeks in a row…right?  In any case, here’s my Friday Fictioneers.  I actually wrote it on a very good Friday (my friend was coming in from MN, I found out about a big fellowship), … Continue reading

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Splitting the Soul: How Angosey Taught Me Philosophy

I developed my language, Angosey,  to express concepts that (I thought) English could not convey.  The act of scrapping all the world’s languages and coming up with my own included a few parts youthful hubris, a hefty dash of ignorance, … Continue reading

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Dust and Mud #Friday Fictioneers

What’s more fun: 1) Solving differential equations or 2) Electrolysing water in a kimchi jar?  Become a grad student in geophysics and you can do both!  Bonus: make computers do #1.  Anyway, back to the task at hand.  Every Friday, … Continue reading

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Anachronic #Friday Fictioneers

Late is better than never!  After a fun-filled trip to Charleston, I return to Friday Fictioneers a couple days late.  Every Friday, writers from all around the world write 100 word (or thereabouts) flash fiction based on a photo posted … Continue reading

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Geologic Time: A Biblical Metaphor

The Earth is very old.  We all know that.  But the age of the Earth is hard to think about in human terms.  So let’s use a metaphor: the King James Bible.  Suppose the first letter of the first verse … Continue reading

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The Crossing #Friday Fictioneers

Why waste a perfectly good hour on the bus reading or watching cat videos on your smartphone when you could be writing? Sure your calligraphy might be horrible – but that’s what retranscription’s for!  Here, I offer my first Route … Continue reading

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My Haiku to appear in “Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku & Haiga”

I’m thrilled to announce that a haiku I wrote will be appearing in the anthology “Lifting the Sky: Southwestern Haiku & Haiga” published by Dos Gatos Press.  The anthology is divided into four seasons: Spring, Summer, Winter, and Fall.  My … Continue reading

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