A photo by Janson Jones of Avalanche Creek in Glacier National Park, Montana inspired nostalgia for the state where I lived the first half of my life — and I share a bunch of my own photos of Glacier Park. Continue reading
One tool for inventing an imaginary story universe in science fiction is extrapolating from the present into the future. Granting corporations lots of extra power as the Supreme Court did recently is very good for my worldbuilding. But is very bad for the world I actually live in.
Posted in Cold, Long Dark, Polis
Tagged Anchorage Baptist Temple, Anchorage Daily News, C.J. Cherryh, Chris, Citizens United v. FEC, Cold notes, collective intelligence, consensus, Consensus (Cold), corporations, corporations as persons, Cyteen, Dave, democracy, good government bad government, J.R.R. Tolkien, Juneau Empire, Kim Stanley Robinson, Long Dark notes, Lord of the Rings, Mars, Middle Earth, political corruption, science fiction, sociocracy, terraforming, Tom Anderson, VECO, worldbuilding, writing
Not quite ALL about my 2009, because that would take a year to write. This only took several hours.
Posted in About writing, Alaska justice system, Alaska politics, Cold, depression, Journal, Long Dark, NaNoWriMo, Ordinance, True Diversity Dinner
Tagged Alaska Commons, Alaska Judicial Council, Alaska Legislature, Anchorage Daily News, Anchorage ordinance 2009-64, Anchorage Press, Arliss Sturgulewski, Bent Alaska, cave, Celtic Diva, Columbia Sussex, couch, Crossed Genres, Dad, Dan Sullivan, Dave, death, Eddie Burke, Floridana Alaskiana v2.5, Grandpa Claude, Green family, Green-Lieght family, grey, Grrlzlist, Heather Aronno, Hilton Anchorage, hotel workers, Identity Inc., Identity Reports, James Bopp Jr., Jane Angvik, Janson Jones, Jesse, John Aronno, Julius, lgbtq, LGBTQ allies, lima beans, Linda Kellen Biegel, Mark, Mark Begich, Melz published work, Mer, Miller v. Carpeneti, Mom, my apartment, NaNoWriMo 2009, Nicholas Hughes, One in 10, Palin ethics complaints, PrideFest, Progressive Alaska (blog), Ptery, Sarah Palin, Sean Cockerham, SOSAnchorage.net, Stef Gingrich, Summer of Hate, sunflowers, True Diversity Dinner 2009, Väi the cat, veto, Vic Fischer, violence against women, Wayne Anthony Ross (WAR), writing
This is the first of what’ll probably be two or three posts about my trip last weekend to Spokane. The main reason I went down there was to join my brothers Dave & Mark, sister Mer, nieces & nephew, & … Continue reading
Posted in Greens
Tagged bragging about my family, Brewster family, Dave, Davenport WA, Green family, Lauren Green, Linda (1), Linda (2), Mark, musical theatre, slideshow, Spokane, theatre
On Facebook, my friend David has been thinking about blinks. He posted a brief little meditation about it a few days ago, & this morning a wonderful short poem called “Blinking” that I wish I could post here but I … Continue reading
Posted in Greens, Nonfiction
Tagged 1962, 1994, blinks, cats, Columbia Falls, creative nonfiction, Dad, Dave, David Cheezem, Eight Lives, Facebook, Green family, Gretchen Legler, Lem the cat, Mark, Melz history, memory, Mer, Mom, Montana, Rozz, UAA, Whylie, writing