books


I am a nostalgic reader. What I mean by that is that I fondly relive my youth by re-reading books that I enjoyed as a child. This time of year being October has scary stories swirling around in my mind like spinning leaves caught in the Autumn breeze. Enter Scholastic […]

Rocky Hurwood Author Show



magical musical thing toys
I don’t remember ever being disappointed waking up on xmas morning. I look back now on those frosty mornings filled with toys with such great memories.  I thought it would be great to share some of the greatest presents I ever received.  Maybe some of these bring back great memories for you […]

Toys of Xmas Past


Burroughs
In the early 1900’s a lowly pencil sharpener salesman named Burroughs took up the mantle of being a writer.  He went on to write some of the greatest science fiction in modern America.  Edgar Rice Burroughs wrote in a style similar to the varied and copious pulp magazines of the […]

Burroughs Deeper





     “When I became convinced that the universe is natural—that all the ghosts and gods are myths, there entered into my brain, into my soul, into every drop of my blood, the sense, the feeling, the joy of freedom. The walls of my prison crumbled and fell, the dungeon was […]

A Non-Traditional Ingersoll Thanksgiving


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This post is my own personal opinion.  Part of the beauty of having your own blog is the ability to state your opinion without worrying too much about the content.  That being said settle in because I have a story to tell and it may take a bit. I will […]

Good or Bad is All About the Timing



This actually came from one of my favorite tech blog sites called Gizmodo.  I loved it ad it fit my beliefs and habits about the subject so here it is again in all its ubiquitous glory. In the 17th century, when groups of men plundered the seas in ships filled […]

Pirate Tennants