Force and Destiny

Yesterday, while roaming around town, I stopped at yet another used bookstore. But first, let me first delve into a prologue of sorts: I’ve mentioned numerous times that I’ve developed a fascination for role playing games, even though I’ve yet to actually play any of them.  Something about the completeness of the core rule books…

This Seat of Mars

With all of the noise about Mars and its proximity to the Earth, I figured that I’d spend a few moments trying to see what all of the fuss was about. So, I dug out my trusty Parisian binoculars, which were made either during the First World War, or shortly thereafter (eh, they work), and…

Space Food Sticks

Unfortunately, my attempts to find out the cause for Wednesday’s performance at Walmart have all failed miserably, so I guess I’m destined to never know.  Pity, because that was one heck of a show. 

The Transit of Mercury

You know, I was feeling fairly decent today.  That was the case this morning, at least.  Woke up earlier than usual, was cleaned, dressed, and on my way almost 15 minutes ahead of schedule.  Seemed like this was going to be a great day. And why not?  The skies were clear, science was in the…