Category Archives: Family and Friends

Order of the Pineapple 2020: Michael E. Brown and Robert Shea

EDIT: Some people apparently had trouble posting on this and possibly other blog entries. Sorry about that, but we think we have the problem fixed. The 2020 winners of the Order of the Pineapple have been announced! (This is only … Continue reading

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Alden Loveshade: Why Wait Til I’m Dead Again

Three years after its original posting, we’re reopening comments for Alden Loveshade’s “Why Wait Til I’m Dead?” post of three years ago this month. Alden asks that, rather than wait until the funeral to say what you want to say, … Continue reading

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The Loveshade Family End of the Year 2019

Alden Loveshade posted his end of the year letter, but we decided Alden didn’t possess a year-end monopoly, so more of us decided to get in on the fun. So this is highlights from our various lives (although some people … Continue reading

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What if the Bad Guys Had Won?

“What if the Bad Guys Had Won?” Guest post by Deby Fredericks That question is the basis for my high fantasy novella series, Minstrels of Skaythe. Three hundred years ago, the cruel mage Dar-Gothull seized power after taking down his … Continue reading

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Exchange Students from Anywhere and Anywhen

This is the last call for submissions to the anthology “Exchange Students.” I’m going to be in it; will you? “Editor Sheila Hartney and I (David Lee Summers) have been enjoying reading the wonderful submissions that have been coming in … Continue reading

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Media Bias/Fact Check–Biased?

I recently became aware of a service called Media Bias/Fact Check which calls itself “The Most Comprehensive Media Bias Resource.” That sounds great–unless the resource itself is biased. So I did a rather informal check of my own. I chose … Continue reading

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Save The OA

Netflix said The OA is being cancelled! That’s after only two seasons and with a cliffhanger ending. Wikipedia says: “The OA is an American mystery drama web television series with science fiction, supernatural and fantasy elements. The OA debuted on … Continue reading

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Woodstock on the Moon Landing

Woodstock on the Moon was go! The Gathering at the Grove III was held in celebration of two of the biggest events of 50 years ago: An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music AKA Woodstock, and the Apollo … Continue reading

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Woodstock on the Moon

Woodstock on the Moon is coming soon to a planet near you! Frankly, we hesitated posting this because it’s invitation only.  Even the real date was hidden until very recently (and then, by an urgent request, was quickly hidden again–ignore … Continue reading

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