Monthly Archives: September 2010

Cool Triangle spots: Big Boss taproom

As I may have mentioned, I’m a fan of craft beer. (That’s what we’re calling microbrews these days, because not all craft beers are technically microbrews.) I’m fortunate to live in an area where there are easily a dozen craft … Continue reading

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Anime rec: PLANETES

Over on twitter, an exchange with Don inspired me to start a potential series on anime recs. There’s always a chance I’ll lose interest, or get distracted, but here’s a good start. PLANETES is a near-future SF tale about garbage … Continue reading

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Book review: Shades of Milk and Honey

Shades of Milk and Honey, Mary Robinette Kowal. 2010. I finished this book on Wednesday, but I’ve been trying to figure out what to say other than “OMG you guys, go buy this book right now!” (Which you should do, … Continue reading

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Book review: Children No More

Children No More, Mark L. VanName. 2010. I bought a copy of this book at NASFIC, after hearing that Mark is donating all proceeds from this novel to Falling Whistles, an NGO working to rehabilitate child soldiers in Congo. (It … Continue reading

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(association) FOOTBALL!

As you may know, I’m a football (soccer) fan. Between June 12 and July 13, I watched close to 60 football matches, mostly in Spanish (on Univision, low-def). I own a jersey for the German national team (2006) and covet … Continue reading

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Dragon*Con

So, despite my mystery ailment rearing its head, I made it to Dragon*Con. Unfortunately, the antibiotic I was on at the time (Levaquin) made me really sick, so I spent a lot of time in my room, sleeping (and one … Continue reading

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