About Time

   My, my, my, look at the time. It's that time of the week again. A blank blog whispers for attention. Time is slip sliding away, and slipping, slipping, slipping into the future. Who invented time? Was it a conspiracy by...

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May 20, 2024

 Fun Fact: Bohemond and his Norman troops scale the walls of Antioch, in an engraving by Gustave Doré Gather round and hear the tale of the taking of Antioch in the spring of ten-ninety-eight. A fair Norman prince, Bohemond...

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May 13, 2024
The Fall of Generals

 Benjamin West's The Death of Wolfe The Fun Fact today returns us to the French and Indian War and Wolfe's attempt to take Quebec.In September 1759, Wolfe was moving forces up river, but Montcalm believed that was a diversion and th...

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May 06, 2024
Wayne Turmel

 Interview with Wayne TurmelAuthor ofThe Urban Fantasy Series Werewolf PI and more<!--[if gte mso 9]> Normal 0 false false false EN-US...

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Apr 29, 2024

  A little Pub Battles Marengo from CommandPost Games this week.The Marengo Map spreads out large and beautiful. The year is 1800. France is at war with Austria. Bonaparte deftly handled the Austrians in Italy a few years before. No...

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Apr 22, 2024
Wrestling Ouroboros

 The winners of my flash fiction contest will be announced tomorrow in my newsletter (click the newsletter link at the top of the page to get signed up for it). The war began this week. I rolled out the war machine and replaced the...

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Apr 15, 2024

 I know I just did a movie review last week, but the eclipse approaches for some (not me), and Ladyhawke is available to stream for free on tubi. It's as if the planets have aligned. So, it's a sword and sorcery movie from the 80s for the wi...

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Apr 08, 2024
Head (1968)

 The movie review is further down. First, in the good news/bad news of the week, one of my short stories--a special favorite of one of my Skirmish Team beta readers--was rejected by an editor. That's the bad news. A different story, was acce...

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Apr 01, 2024
British Invasion of Quebec pt. 1

 Fun Fact:General Wolfe is in the middleAfter the campaigning of 1758, Brigadier James Wolfe believed he had a Ticket to Ride and returned to England of his own volition, much to the surprise of William Pitt who had sent orders for Wolfe to...

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Mar 25, 2024
Alexander R Davis

 Interview with Alexander R DavisAuthor ofOmeron: The Hero’s Chronicle, and morePlease tell me a little about your current work in progress.          &nbsp...

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Mar 18, 2024