Our Portland Staycation

A few weeks ago, Kim and I took a little “staycation” here in Portland.  It was just after her great Trunk Show, at the very same hotel.  The Hotel deLuxe is a lovely little boutique hotel in that part of town on the other side of the 405 that is not quite downtown and not … Continue reading Our Portland Staycation

The Neo-Victorian Cubicle

If you’re going to do something, do it big.  Make it spectacular.  Whether it’s a fantastic success, an amazing effort, or an astounding failure, make it something people will talk about for a long time. A couple of weeks ago the office in which I work did a bit of a reshuffle. We ran out … Continue reading The Neo-Victorian Cubicle

The Mutant Room

Supposedly, I had some bad dreams last night. I remember startling awake a few times, but I do not remember any details. What I DO remember is the excellent and realistic dream I had just before waking up. It was mainly about a place — a club or bar — that my brain insists is … Continue reading The Mutant Room


Someone took the script for the movie Hackers and rewrote it for a Victorian steampunk settings: Clockers Elsewhere on the website, an audio-play of this script is available for download. Cut to a COURTROOM. YOUNG DAEDELUS is seated with his parents, while the PROSECUTOR coolly addresses the JUDGE. PROSECUTOR –criminal mischief and destruction of property. … Continue reading Clockers