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steven-belanger's picture
Feb.22.2014
Just a quick shout out that...Well, see the title.   I've been writing since it's hiatus and its sporadic entries, but I've been lacking writing consistency for quite awhile.   But I've been more consistent, though not at the same time every day, since earlier this week.  ...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jan.25.2014
January 25     LIFE AS AN ELM   I stand tall, my bark sloughing elongated rectangles.  Great bunions of protruding wood, giant bubbles of tight grain grown in reactionary curls, these tumors born of abuse and endured in maturation are harvested in recovery.  The burden of...
steven-belanger's picture
Jun.29.2013
"There are other worlds than these," Stephen King has Jake say in the first Gunslinger.  Or, at least, that's the phrase I hear when I think about it.  I sometimes believe this to be so, that there are other worlds than these.  Maybe not in a Gunslinger way, nor in a Talisman way...
steven-belanger's picture
Feb.19.2013
photo: from the show's Wikipedia page   It's been ten days since the last post, and the reason for the absence, bottom line, is that I'm on vacation, so not spending too much time in front of the computer screen.  But now that I've had a moment, let's see what else has been going on...
steven-belanger's picture
Aug.06.2012
photos: The Old Firepit, with raging inferno, and The New Firepit, with distinct and subtle flame.     This is one of those blog moments where everything is sorta connected to everything else, maybe yet another minor epiphany, but here it goes:   So, moments after I (hopefully)...
steven-belanger's picture
Jul.10.2012
So now I bring your attention to http://thedeliberateagrarian.blogspot.com.  This is a website, also a little old and I don't know when it was last updated, about a guy who essentially is like the MacGyver we all want to be in, and around, our own homes.  He has gardens that could...
vincent-louis-carrella's picture
Feb.28.2012
Iron can be heated and poured, molten, into molds of almost any conceivable shape. For the better part of a century objects created in foundries and pieced together by human hands dominated our lives. Iron was the medium of the industrial revolution but wood was it's fuel. The world was conquered...
christine-bottaro's picture
Feb.06.2011
Our new flooring was installed yesterday by James, a wiry and energetic individual who has been installing floors for 32 years now.  He got the job done in a few clicks over four hours and left with a wave of his hand and a quick good-bye.   After I put my kitchen back together, I looked at the...
stephen-pearl's picture
Sep.17.2010
An examination of sustainable energy technologies from solar panels to methane-composting, sewage-treatment plants and the parts they can play in saving our society.  The above is a panel discussion I’ve suggested for the Ad Astra Science Fiction Convention. The title says it all and offers hope...