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Surprise! You’re Old

Surprise! You’re Old

I am afraid of getting older. The thought of obtaining all the physical attributes of seniority is a speed bump. A real eye-opener. I ponder what my lifestyle would be like, then. Things slowing down through physical limitations rather than choice. It’s inevitable, of course. What can a person do? Nothing right? Although I should say that even …

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Popularity Contest? Warmachine MK3 versus 40k 8th Edition

A recurrent topic that I hear locally and through the social media grapevine, is the inverted success and struggle between these two game systems: Privateer Press’ Warmachine (3rd edition, aka MK3 or Mark 3) and Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000 8th edition (aka 40k 8th edition).  I enjoy looking at data and finding trends or patterns …

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Black and White Photography: The Waterfront in San Diego, California

Black and white photography is a great approach in bright sunlight. Hard light and shadows make textures pop and create all forms of structural interest. I’ve been slowly learning how to create better black and white images. It does take patience. I was here for work at the Convention center and had a chance to …

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The Most Unexpected Wisdom for Writing and Art?

On a coffee break, partaking in two of my favorite activities: consuming and spewing. Here’s my afternoon spew…. This is a precious…sss moment. A punctate lot of time in this short lifespan. In the words of the wise fictional character, Bilbo Baggins (the most famous of Hobbit-sss), I’m preemptively avoiding being “…butter scraped over too …

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