Author: <span class="vcard">lbutlr</span>

Remember? Probably not.

Memory is so broken in so many ways it is a wonder it works at all. People have many memories that are entirely false, though most people do not realize it or make light of it without considering the implications to their day-to-day lives. There is a term, the Mandela Effect, for the many shared…

The perfect tree

Imagine the perfect tree. Close your eyes and try to picture what that tree looks like. Got it? Now, is it a tree on the crest of hill set against a pale blue sky and poised on a bright green expanse of grass? A huge tree, spreading out in a proliferation of leaves and leaving…

Nanowrimo NaNoWriMo is a yearly challenge to write a 50,000 word novel during the month of November. The point of the challenge is to encourage people to simply write without getting caught up in trying to make their first draft perfect and polished. This isn’t how books are written. You write the book, then you…


I have to admit, I forgot this blog was still active. I updated the software and added a cert and did some other stuff. Who know, Maybe I’ll start posting again. I mean, it could happen. No, really, it could.

Non-Sponsor: BBEdit

BBEdit is one of the few applications that I use every day. It may seem strange to pay for a text editor, but BBEdit is such a joy to use and does so much for me that I find myself using it even where they might be other tools that might be more efficient. For example,…

Star Wars Episode VII

Spoilers, duh….

Top Christmas Songs

Inspired by the (mostly Bublé 🙂 choices on Top Four, Decided to throw together a quick lit of my favorite Christmas/Winter/Holiday songs….

“If I go with my gut I will do stupid things”

On episode 7 or Reconcilable Differences, John Siracusa said something that struck me, “If I go with my gut I will do stupid things”….

Worse Than Death VI


Worse Than Death V

So the cycles starts again, but this time when you notice it, there is a new feeling. Fear….