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America 2018

The tanks will run down the 171, And folks on the roadside will cheer. They’ll come up from the base down near Killeen. Past others who look on with fear.   The men will cry “Make America Great!” As they toss neighbors to the ground. Police in riot gear will pace the streets To make … Continue reading

Budget sociology – Learning about societies through stupid videos.

Look to your left. What do you see there? Is it a bookcase, a television, a checkout line? Odds are what you see there tells something about you and your values. Sociology is the study of societies. How people interact with each other. What they value. One low budget way to learn a bit about … Continue reading

Meet the team – Rosalyn Hunter

Here is my bio from the Lunatics kickstarter. Support us. The idea for Lunatics! came from a discussion between Terry Hancock and Rosalyn Hunter on space-homesteading, the problems of space settlers, and the potential personality conflicts of the space advocates who would be most likely be involved. It was Rosalyn Hunter who conceived the characters … Continue reading

Lunatics and telling more than one story

http://kck.st/1bPRPwb A friend pointed me to this TED talk today. In it the author is talking about how it is important to write more than one story about a people or people will have stereotypes about them because they know so little about their culture. Well the same is true about the future of humans … Continue reading

Heartbeat

Like an E.K.G. Lightning flashes through the cloud Heartbeat of the storm.

The Orionids

Falling star flies by like a spear it impales the heart of Orion

Anatomy Poems 1 – Playing the hand you are dealt

Standing on the trapeze, The four sides above void, I must not lose my head, a sham eight card deployed. My form made to appease, Three queens held in my thrall, When the moon shines, too late! Escape and avoid all.     An ode to the bones of the hand Key to poem: Trapezium … Continue reading

Kickstarter Fundraising Strategy Revised

Kickstarter Fundraising Strategy Revised. Hi all! You’ve heard me talk about our Lunatics project. Well the Hail Mary pass did not work. We didn’t get enough people willing to pay for the whole thing up front, so we are paying in pieces. Support this, and this Christmas (or thereabouts) enjoy a beautifully 2D animated cute … Continue reading

Curiosity Lands Safely!

If you are not a space geek, you may not know about the curiosity Mars Rover. Now Mars is not an easy place to land. It has wind and weather that can blow things down. It has thinner atmosphere, so that parachutes don’t work as well. It’s a long way away so that everything you … Continue reading

I’ve got hope! Lunatic web series pilot kickstart begins

WOW, what a day, and night. I just launched my largest kickstarter campaign yet! You see, the economy is weird, and people say that their isn’t a way to get a fair break in this world, and that writers will never be paid for their work. I want to prove them wrong. I had an … Continue reading