Penpals – Special January 30, 2023

spwilcen [Febenary 8th or 9th, I’m not sure which: Originally intended for late January. Got set aside for one reason or another. Probably good reasons, but I don’t remember. Cleaning electron house. Getting ready to knuckle down, buckle down, hit it, hit it, hit it!] Gotta love a month with thirty-one days Franz!  Followers!  FaithfulContinue reading “Penpals – Special January 30, 2023”

Routine Maintenance – February 9, 2023

spwilcen (Or how WP “Reader Search” software functions) After a flood of bloggers whose efforts I “follow” (1) cross over to the dark side, becoming more commercial than informative or entertaining, (2) fall into “posted elsewhere” routines, (3) habitually post mostly “features” I’ve chosen not to read for one reason or another, or (4) fallContinue reading “Routine Maintenance – February 9, 2023”

Calipers, Blades, and Mallets – February 7, 2023

spwilcen Going forward  – Calipers, Blades, MalletsKicked a StoneLoose Change(and if resumed)Pennysworth PhilosophyNickel Notionsand Mini Insults – will post under Fiction. Posts will include links. Today’s Calipers, Blades, and Mallets

Production Woes – February 5, 2023

spwilcen “Awright, kiddies, let’s get this blog post put to bed!” “Not ready yet, J.R.!” “Whozzat?” “Wendy Liftwitz, J.R., Graphics Coordinator.” “Well, Wendy Leftwhizz, what the hell do you mean? We’re scheduled to post in forty-five!” “Forty-three, J.R.!” “Now whodahell izzat?” “Bert Pendergast, J.R., Timing and Scheduling.” “Fine. So?” “Down to forty-two minutes and thirty-eightContinue reading “Production Woes – February 5, 2023”

Morning Update – January 35, 2034

graphix: spwilcen Sadly, oh so sadly, this is all-too-real satire. 2024 National Election Prospects [5:13 AM Left Coast Time] Talltree Times and Trader has just learned from a second trusted source that the conflict between (Giggler) Kammy Harris and (C’mon, man) Sleepy Creepy over who should be Democratic candidate for First Clown in upcoming nationalContinue reading “Morning Update – January 35, 2034”

Everyone is a Writer – February 1, 2023

spwilcen Kicked a Stone It’s true.  Everyone is a writer.  Precious few good ones.  A few more mediocre.  The uncountable rest working somewhere in the shadows of terrible. But “writers” all. Busted! [You say:] Look, you old grouch.  Everyone talks.  It’s natural.  Same with writing.  It’s natural. You cannot, you old bastid, declare most “writers”Continue reading “Everyone is a Writer – February 1, 2023”