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Just to weigh in on this craziness floating around the internet. I think Santa is a nice fantasy for kids. Just like the easter bunny and the tooth fairy. Should a child ask the direct question is Santa Claus real? The answer should be that he is a fantasy character […]

Nikolaos Thaumaturge


After the end of the world passed us by without so much as a dull roar, and all the Holiday Shenanigans have come to a close, and all the hullabaloo regarding the government has somewhat settled, what are we left with? It’s really a dull, dull month January isn’t it?  It makes me […]

January Makes me Yawn..then Cry




not a zombie
On all hallows eve the creatures of the night roam the earth in search of candy and fun. Little do they know that they are acting out stories that have permeated our society since the middle ages. Anyone watching TV or movies knows all about a Zombie. I, however, find […]

No It’s Not a Zombie






I sit writing this while my mind pines away for the sunshine and warmth of spring.  I am sure many of you reading this feel the same way.  Thinking of what to write has been tough lately, but today I had a fun thought and in a flash knew that this […]

The Computer Geeks Most Valuable Tools



     “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


     The traditional carving of the  Jack-o-lantern has its roots in a very dark tale from Irish lore about a man named Stingy Jack, who dared to drink with the devil and gambled his soul on the sharpness of his wits.  Originally Turnips were hollowed out and used as talismans against the dark […]

A Jack-o-lantern Tale of Two Vegetables