The Last Option

Had a bit of fun writing this story. Nothing serious, but I hope you enjoy it. 😉 — “We were a trio of planets. Tronta, g-NibĂ«krsz and Urth. Tronta we know as the asteroid belt. G-NibĂ«krsz was Mars.” Jonza said, looking at his son Danyelt, his hands spread and gesturing. “Though we – I mean […]

Something New

For Opalesscence. A Goodreads Book Giveaway. While I have given away e-book versions of O before , this will be the first time I’ve done so with paperback* copies. Thus you might say it’s a bit of an experiment. Starting today, July 15, and running for one month to August 15, I am giving away […]

Space or Bust III

A Discover Magazine interview with Louis Friedman makes clear that those pinning their hopes and faith on space colonization for the future of humanity should the earth “fall” are dangerously barking up the wrong tree. Following are some snippets. “Louis Friedman has always balanced his optimistic vision for the future of human space exploration with […]

Jurassic Wars

As most people know, there’s a new installment in the Jurassic Park series. This one is called Jurassic World. I haven’t seen it yet as I am waiting for it to come to the big, drive in, screen. I figure you have to see dinosaurs on a big screen, and driveins are the biggest I know. What most people […]

Space or Bust!

There’s a kind of quiet war going on in society today. It’s a war of ideals. On the one hand are those who have an absolute love for, and faith in, technology to better the human condition, envisioning a society in which gadgets, inventions and medical advances will create a sort of antiseptic/sterile, plastic/syntho/artificial, electro/mechanical, […]

When The Last Wild Tree Was Felled

Following is a story penned by my brother, Rod years ago (he also, as an accomplished artist, created the cover to my book). It is part of an, as yet, unpublished collection of 29 fantastic short stories. Really top notch in my biased and unbiased opinion. His stories range from environmentally oriented tales (which I […]


It’s been said that if humanity (and the world, since it is within our power to destroy) is to survive, it will take a sudden mass evolutionary leap in human consciousness. Yesterday I wrote a post about hiking, and received lots (for me at least) of likes and follows in response. I’ve spent the morning […]