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  • The Joke

    Dragon*Con is an amazing thing. It’s a convention of conventions that truly offers something for everyone with even a little bit of “geek” in them. There are sessions on comics, science fiction, podcasting, the paranormal, costume making, role playing games,… Read More ›

  • Shifting Gears

    justpaperskater and I exchange stories by giving each other a word which is the seed for the next correspondence. This is my response to her choice of “Bicycle.” For years, the number haunted me. “314.” I’d see it on a… Read More ›

  • Squirrel!

    D. Gordon E. Robertson, 2008

    justpaperskater and I exchange stories by giving each other a word which is the seed for the next correspondence. This is my response to her choice of “Squirrels.” Boy Scout camp in south-central New Hampshire felt like home. I spent… Read More ›

  • In Dependence Day

    Jen and I decided to head out for a bit on the Fourth of July. We pulled into the local gas station to fuel up. As I removed my wallet to put my card in the reader, I saw a… Read More ›

  • A Stranger in an Undiscovered Country

    justpaperskater and I exchange stories by giving each other a word which is the seed for the next correspondence. This is my response to her choice of “Asians.” *** I was about 12 when I first visited a “Chinatown.” It… Read More ›