Silent Reading Night

​Last night I went to a Silent Reading event, my first. And happily me best mate was able to attend as well. It was at a local coffee place downtown, one whose facade I had admired from afar but had never entered. The Grand Central Coffee Company. The venue was quite lovely as the stock […]

Micro-exploring

I decided to do some exploring today. Since today used to be Columbus Day here in the Valley, and yesterday was Leif Erickson Day. There is a strip of street downtown called Roosevelt Row. Kinda a trendy, artsty neighborhood. I had heard mention of it a couple of years ago but had never looked for […]

“Gone to Texas”

Bit of a surprise, this one? I said before how Star Wars was probably my first fandom. Yeah, it’s actually Texas. I was born here, but left when I was three. But my family never let me forget where I came from. My first tattoo was one of Texas. I do not hesitate to claim […]

“Whatcha Reading?”

I like books. I kinda have to, being a writer and all. But I do like books. I like the way they feel. Just the weight of them in your hand. The way old books smell. Then we get to what’s inside them. The information. The worlds. The ideas. It’s time travel, teleportation, and a […]

“Pens and paper.”

I have a bit of a problem. I am a bit of a collector when it comes to pens and notebooks. Maybe collector is a bit formal. I buy them with the intent of using them, and sometimes do. But sometimes don’t want to mark in them. I tend to buy a new notebook for […]