Bearded Guys With Swords

The Last Kingdom just released their new season en masse instead of weekly like they did last year. I suspect the algorithm discovered people bided their time and binged a few at a time or all of it. The show, in nutshell, deals with a Saxon-turned-Dane named Uthred as he walks between two worlds at …

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I couldn't resist. Plus the answer is yes, always, and let me read the map you get lost too easily.  

T’was the Hours Before Battle Of The Five Armies…

I took a look at my post count. Counting this post, I have three to publish before the mighty 300. It's equivalent of an army of sweaty, half-naked Spartans, lead by this guy: who can give this guy: a run for his money in the beard-growing department. (Editorial Note: You can keep your Prince Charmings. …

A Little Pick Me Up

Thankfully, a short work week after food overdose known as Thanksgiving long weekend. Sadly, I return to a Xerox printer/photocopier not working. After staring at John Proctor for a while, time for a new Armitage character and one with possibly worse troubles then a Xerox machine.

Midweek Geekiness: Hang in There, Spring is Just Around the Corner

Once the weather warms up my body and psyche feel a little lighter.  The blustery cold recedes, and I trade in my long winter coat for something shorter, yet just as warmer.  I have an idea for the Milestone Widget, but this time will not involve a show or movie. In the mean time a …

Midweek Geekiness: It’s Actually Wednesday Edition

Oy vey gevalt. No, I am not Jewish.  The yiddish phrase pretty much summed up discovering two 'Midweek Geekiness' posts for the new year happened yesterday.  Yesterday was not midweek. At least a few items cropped up for my nerdy pleasure.  Let's start with a reminder of what Thorin Oakenshield looks like without the wig and …

A Blog-Inspired Gift

My friend V told me the story about the strange looks given to her as she outlined her gift to me.  This came before I unwrapped the tissue paper, my first thought was alright.  My friends know me well, some of them too well, and V was no exception to either rule. "I told them …