©2017 Kari Carlisle Yes, it’s that time of year again. Christmas is over, and the new year is fast approaching. If you’re like me, these days between the holidays are a good time for reflection on the past year… Read more5 Essential Steps to Achieve Your Goals
©2017 C. Henry Martens The morning was cool but warming as I lay the last shovel of dirt over Jason. I carefully tamped it down, as I had the rest, and leaned back to think about how the future was… Read moreShort Story: Aftermath
©2017 C. Henry Martens Context: noun. The circumstances that form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in terms of which it can be fully understood and assessed. Also, the parts of something written or spoken… Read moreContext
©2017 C. Henry Martens I try to do positive movie reviews. I just don’t find it worth my time or emotional expense to put effort into bad movies. But I’ll make an exception this time. Maybe my negativity about the… Read moreMovie Review: Valerian
©2017 Kari Carlisle I am NOT a mall person. I hadn’t been to a mall in years until the other day when it seemed like the right thing to do. And it was! One of my favorite fake songs is… Read moreRetail Apocalypse? Let’s Go to the Mall!
©2017 C. Henry Martens Well… as I am writing this another man has been accused of abusing women sexually. I am not writing this to make excuses for men. Far from it, I recognize how male behavior can be… Read moreGender and Sexual Misconduct – #metoo
©2017 Kari Carlisle First of all, it’s important to note that not all geeks are the same. Don’t make the mistake Amy made on The Big Bang Theory when she says the guys were playing a “Star Trek” game… Read more8 Gift Ideas for Geeks
©2017 C. Henry Martens This was posted by a woman on Facebook: “27 years ago in London… a college exchange program and too many pints led to…” What? What does your imagination lead you to think? 27 years ago… and… Read moreRape, #metoo?
©2017 C. Henry Martens As this blog site is pretty much dedicated to Apocalypse, and we have an interest here in human population and survival in general, I found myself thinking about the trajectory of the human race over… Read moreReality Check for the Racially Biased
©2017 Kari Carlisle What do you think of when October comes around? Autumn, pumpkin pie, candy? Or death, horror, and fear? With this month culminating in Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), we can’t step… Read moreTop Fears of Americans