Post archives for: Fangirling

Corona detail on 2012 solar eclipse by Nicholas Jones
Total Eclipse of the Sun [Resources] – August 21, 2017

You may have heard there’s a total solar eclipse happening in August, visible in some parts of the United States. Want to know if it will be visible near you? Here are some handy resources for fellow astronomy fans. Total Solar Eclipse 2017 Resources The path through the U.S. with dates and times Eclipsophile: Climate and […]

Like Mist Over the Eyes by Thea van Diepen
Help Me Find a Cure for an Insane Unicorn

Author and artist Thea van Diepen is crowdfunding her second book of the White Changeling series. I’m hoping you’ll find her work as delightful as I do and support her efforts. After all, a unicorn’s life (or at least its sanity) is on the line. I’m a big fan of her web comics and you […]

Fairy tale or music video? Why choose?

Music video of “Dead Come to Life” with storytelling mixed in. Let’s think outside the box!

Did Han shoot first? George Lucas explains…

Did Han shoot first? In my mind, it will never change: Of course he did.  But once again I feel betrayed by George Lucas. (The first time was in the theater watching Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.*) George Lucas and Revisionist History In this article on Rollingstone.com, George Lucas tries to explain how Han needs […]

UPS brought me a book from the future

You didn’t know those big brown delivery trucks could do that, did you? Neither did I! But sure enough, this book is from the future. I checked the copyright date. Okay, okay… If you think something fishy is going on, you’re right. More of a sea mammal than a fish, but it smells fishy, anyway. I was already […]

Free downloads: Narnia quotes

Something about breakfasts… I’ve been reading the Lord of the Rings and the Narnia books to my kids over the last year or so, and I’ve noticed a theme. First of all, I’m a big fan of the hobbit idea of “second breakfast”. And then for some reason, the two Narnia memes I’ve made center around […]