Reading Blitz

So I’ve been tearing through my reading list the past few months, putting the kibosh on buying new books and focusing on the ones I’ve purchased in the past and … Read more


So this morning, before leaving for the office, an idea for a book popped into my head. And I had to start writing. About six words in, I discovered that … Read more

When Sci-Fi Writers Quibble

A short while ago, John Scalzi had a post in his blog about the book Mirrored Heavens, in which there was much bantering by readers about regarding the ability of Russia to regain “superpower” status. While that was all entertaining, I felt it missed the point, and asked about whether it made sense to militarize space in a case where we’ve moved on to Fourth Generation Warfare (4GW). The author of the book, David Williams, responded to that question (poorly worded as it was) in his blog. And now I feel the need to respond here.

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Looking Back

So last year, I made my comeback to racing on July 4th, at the Northfield Criterium. I DNF’ed (did not finish), as I was way out of shape and in no condition to race. In another of my blogs, three days later, I wrote a piece about the experience and why, at the age of 34, I was coming back to racing after a long lay-off. Here it is:

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