Good-night, Jessie.

Good-night, Jessie.

Yesterday our time with Jessie — our lovable, neurotic and blind golden retriever — came to its inevitable end. For some while my wife and I have known it was nearly Jessie’s time… that the discomfort of living with glaucoma was reaching the...

Uh-oh…

It’s sunny and seventy-eight degrees. The sky is powdery blue, and a warm breeze carries the scent of fresh earth and early blooms. This can’t possibly end well. ‘Cause face it — this is Vermont. You get sunny days and seventies in the month of...

April 24, 2009

2009 Hugo Voters’ Packet VanderMeer Gets the Coolest Covers Staggs is Listing, Again How y’all been,...
Still Crazy About Seattle

Still Crazy About Seattle

Despite the rain, and the blustery breezes. Despite the strep throat, and bronchitis. Despite the fact it would appear the city of my birth might see me catch my death, I love Seattle, still. Seattle remains a guiding star for coffee. From Vivace to Zoka, Trabant to...
Science Rules

Science Rules

Just in case there was any doubt in your mind, science rules. Case in point, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. After completing its original four-year mission, Cassini is now a year into a secondary, extended mission, and still sending back mind-bending images that...

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