Tubing Down Clear Creek in Golden Colorado

Note: the pic is not of me but was taken from here So my brother took me tubing a few days ago.  Not the kind a Louisianian like myself is used to.  There were no boats involved just you, a tire tube, and the creek.  While maneuvering myself as eloquently as a piece of driftwood, I thought…

An Artistic Rant, Subject: Video Games

I’m debating with myself about this baffling curiosity called the video game.  Is it a computerized novelty, a hyperactive board-game?  Is it art?  Some think games should never join that ever sacred hierarchy of the humanities.  To them… …this is not art. But this painting bellow by artist Brock Davis aka Laser Bread most assuredly…

A Nerd-Rage Rant! Subject: Spelling lessons

Where are my pocket protector and glasses? Ah there we go.  Now onto the rage! As many people already know, the SciFi Channel has done some creative spelling to change its name to the super cool-beans Syfy Channel.  Every nerd I’ve talked to has felt the same way I do about the change.  And we…

The Untouchables

I have grown up in church all of my life.  Every Sunday morning and evening, every Wednesday night, and any other times that my parents entered those doors, so did I.  All of my friends growing up were from the church, many of my childhood memories were made in the church. My schooling was done…

I Have Three Questions for Living

What is the ideal life?  Watch any commercial and you will find actors pretending to live it.  The message is always the same.  Buy product X and you will have everything you ever wanted.  Behind those smiling, gorgeous faces are people just like us who go home and face the bitter trials of reality.  But…

I Have Two Questions for Romance

A strong handsome boy meets the most beautiful girl in all the land.  Sounds like your standard American love story.  They hit it right off of course, until the plot comes and ruins their perfect heaven.  The rest of the movie is how they struggle to make it back to that heaven.  This usually doesn’t…

The Revolution of eBooks and the Next Indie Art

Just read an interesting blog by Michael A. Stackpole, author of many books including the Star Wars X-Wing series.  He talks about the harsh reality many authors face in the publishing world.  At the end of his blog he brings up an alternative rout the author can take, self-published eBooks. The eBook is a downloadable…