How I Learned to Love Science Fiction

Stranger in a Strange Land

I love the advantages I had being a kid in the 1970s and a teenager in the 1980s. Queue the montage of avocado green and harvest gold appliances and kids flying down the street on their bikes morphing into '80’s haired battles on Atari and DOS programming on Commodore 64s. There is one thing I… Continue reading How I Learned to Love Science Fiction

Lull to Sleep

The other night an old pickup truck was waiting for the light to change right outside my bedroom window. It's engine revved unevenly, with fits and starts interposed into a few seconds of normal idling. I found the unpredictability of the sound to be soothing and soporific (that word was solidified into my vocabulary by… Continue reading Lull to Sleep