Monthly Archives: February 2014

An Experimental Mutiny against Excess: The Pirate’s Version

BACKGROUND This past week I finished Jen Hatmaker’s funny, poignant, and life-changing book 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess. Let me make it clear at the start: I did not pirate the book. On the contrary, I bought it, then bought … Continue reading

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Touring Five Breakfasts

A reader requested pictures of my breakfasts from the First Friday Breakfast with An Author series so here is my Valentine’s Day gift to you all. Can you detect a theme? Note: all breakfasts shown in the pictures are presented … Continue reading

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February 2014 First Friday Breakfast with an Author

Welcome to our February First Friday Breakfast with Michael H. Payne, an American science fiction and fantasy writer, cartoonist, and reviewer. He holds an M.A. in Classics from the University of California, Irvine, and has hosted the Darkling Eclectica, a radio program … Continue reading


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