Tag Archives: obscure fiction-reference humor

Writing Glitch #785

Today’s glitch: Capitalize Earth (d’uh!), ’cause it’s the proper name of a planet. (Yes, I know you’ve seen it uncapitalized in some published books. You’ve also seen comma splices, run-on sentences, and maybe even de facto used as if it … Continue reading

Posted in Writing Glitches | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Birds, Books, and “Punk Rock Girl”

Admit it: you’d soon miss ’em if I ever just stopped posting these blathers on various strange topics. 🙂  So here’s the latest glimpse into what goes on in my mind: A pair of barn swallows (they’re adorable) built a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

“Captain Jack Sparrow is made of antimatter,” and other observations.

Yesterday my clone-sibling and I were discussing one of his co-workers, someone who is supposedly a sci-fi fan and yet had literally never heard of antimatter before. (So of course Paul had to tell him about the antimatter in bananas…) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

And now… a photo of the “Trust me” t-shirt

I’m not saying this is my single most-favorite (One True Favorite Quote, of which all others… 🙂 ) quote from anything by Roger Zelazny, but it is the only one that’s on a t-shirt. I bought this shirt for my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Cat Songs and Other Weirdness

A short explanation: Sometimes I make up “cattified” lyrics to ordinary songs. For example, “Every Time I Look at You, I Meow” (cat version by Fluffy and the Housecat, of course): Maybe it’s because/I am just a ball of fuzz/With … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Sometimes, his housecat tries cosplay. :-)

If you know cats, you know how difficult it usually is to get them to try cosplay…  Anyway, finally, here are a couple of photos of one of my cats in “costume.” Last time, Doodle dressed as Hunter Tebrey, which … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

bits and pieces: late October update

I’m somewhat disappointed that WordPress decided to send me a ‘Happy Blogging Anniversary’ message a day early this year. It’s the “Thanks for flying with us” part that would have made it funny (in a twisted sort of way), this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments