Take Heed of What You Read (Part 1)

Wars of the Annunaki – Nuclear Self-Destruction in Ancient Sumer, by Chris Hardy I’m going to do something here I haven’t done before – I’m going to make comments on this book before I’m done reading it. Of course, more will follow. Comments isn’t quite right; instead my reading so far (somewhat less than half […]

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DNA of the Gods – The Annunaki Creation of Eve and the Alien Battle for Humanity, by Chris H. Hardy

I came to this book largely because of it’s title – I’d been looking for some scientific explanation for the origin of DNA; what I’d been finding, though, was an acceptance of the existence of DNA and little more, other than that of its inner workings. And this book did nothing to further my desired […]

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The Oddness of a Writer’s Life

It’s been nearly a month since I’ve posted here. There are reasons galore. A second round of pneumonia in the last few months almost kayoed me, but no worries – I’m better now. Too, there are more things in a writer’s life other than punching out stories on the computer, and sometimes they gladden the […]

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Hard-bitten Tenderness

Stories, by Anton Chekhov I have some 30-40 pieces of short fiction under my belt, most of them published. That this is so may be testimony more to the desperation of litmags and zines than to my prowess in writing such stories. But I promise – after slogging through edits on three novels I have […]

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New Age Lemonade

Broken Open – How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow, by Elizabeth Lesser A friend had given me this book after my wife died, and I’ve just now gotten to it (Sorry about that, Anne). So the best way to explain this book’s presence in the world is to mention the author. Elizabeth Lessing is […]

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