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Last Day on the Job: A Novel of the Time Police, Chapter 1

Maurice Borge is working on his last day with the Time Police before a well-earned retirement. Unfortunately, because his job involves protecting space and time from evildoers, scum, criminals, and jaywalkers, the last day might last forever.

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I’m back.

I’m back, sort of. I haven’t posted on this blog for a couple of years now, mainly because of time constraints with my day job. Expect to see some new things soon. At the moment, I’m still in the process of cleaning things up.

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State of the World: Eldritch Engines Edition

Some (well, all three of you who visit the site) may have noticed that I’ve skipped a week or two in doing Autumn Mondays. This is, I assure you, deliberate and not because I got kidnapped by Oompa-Loompas and forced to slave away in Snooki’s makeup mines or any other dire fate. Instead, I thought […]

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Good news, everybody.

So I’ve got some sorta-big news that I’m not sure how much I can talk about. In the grand scheme of things, it’s not even very big news, but it’s big to me because it lets me check something off of the list of things I’ve been wanting to accomplish with my life. Can’t tell […]

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A Treasure Trove of Obscure Media

So, a funny thing happened during a visit to the Goodwill store today. Amongst the old housewares, I came upon not one but two tubs full of CEDs. No, I didn’t mistakenly put the “E” in there. It’s a form of home video you’ve probably never heard of, because it lasted all of four years. […]

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I just had a “Wonko the Sane” moment.

In Douglas Adams’s overrated sci-fi epic (of sorts), the five-book Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy “trilogy” (That’s the term the publisher uses, so don’t blame me if it doesn’t make any sense. It’s British, so in most people’s minds, it’s excused from niceties like making sense), there’s a character who calls himself Wonko the Sane. […]

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Well, I know what I’m doing tomorrow.

As you may or may not know, when you live in the South, you get used to having thunderstorms at least one or two evenings a week all summer long. The heat, humidity, high pressure fronts and low pressure fronts and all the other things meteorologists say to convince people they know what they’re talking […]

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Now your child can have the fun of crushing despair!

With the Playmobil Plumber playset, your child can prepare for the crushing drudgery of a life doing menial labor! After all, if you give them the doctor or fireman sets, you’re just setting them up for disappointment. Now, through imaginative play, your child can be ready for the real job they’ll have when they grow […]

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