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New York City… day 2… part 2… man, we put a lot of energy into coming up with ways to kill each other… and some fancy butts…

It is amazing, the time and effort and technology we have utilized in the search for more efficient ways to do each other in. Most ancient weapons and sets of armor that still survive belonged to rich people. They had … Continue reading

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New York City… day 2… part 1… more questions than answers…

Keep calm, and don’t lose your head, that is the main thing, right? Why is my son-in-law standing in front of an ancient Roman mosaic floor? And why does he look so much like that guy in the tiles, handing … Continue reading

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Messing with art and history; a ‘spot what’s wrong with this picture’ game… part 17…

See, now that right there is sarcastic irony. Whereas that one is more silly social satire. That one… well, that is just rude. Also, I couldn’t find a hand flipping the finger that was facing the right way, so it … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my new novel; a step-by-step blog series, and I want your input!… part 5…

Oh yeah, now our model… my younger daughter, Mollie… is looking more like a princess leading a desperate rebellion against an evil empire! It sure helps that I replaced the plastic PVC pipe she was holding with a spear. I … Continue reading

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So, uh, these two are going to meet to discuss the future of the world… part 2…

I mean, maybe they could start off talking about something simple… like hair care products, or how to throw a really good military parade with lots and lots of missiles.  Sort of work their way up to the more important … Continue reading

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Let’s make a cover for my newest novel… part 2…

Admittedly, the first of my ideas for a cover for the new book was a little too… crowded? claustrophobic? busy? This one captures the fact that the seven kingdoms are all individual islands. It also captures the fact that our … Continue reading

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Who were the most bad-ass warriors of all times… a random survey poll…

I don’t mean individually, but in general, which warrior culture in history strikes you as the most awesome?  There is no wrong answer. I just want to see what people think. I have given a few suggestions for the top … Continue reading

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