I just encountered this nifty way to easily square numbers in your head: To calculate n2 for n between 25... (More...)

Last week was fairly difficult for a variety of reasons, but it ended pretty well. After difficult-family-anniversary stress on Tuesday,... (More...)

It was over a year ago that I received a copy of my father's FBI file, 272 pages of photocopied... (More...)

(I wrote this entry in July, but was reluctant to post it at the time. Now that I'm ready to... (More...)

Among my favorite books as a kid were a few by Zilpha Keatley Snyder: Black and Blue Magic; The Egypt... (More...)

Today would have been my father's 75th birthday. It's also the 34th anniversary of my mother's death. I wasn't feeling... (More...)

I meant to write a bunch of long-delayed blog entries while on vacation last week, but it somehow never happened,... (More...)

World Fantasy Convention is this weekend in Washington, D.C. I'm not there, but a lot of my friends are, including... (More...)

I've just updated my marriage-equality status and news page for the first time in the past week. Updates include: Missouri... (More...)

Ten years ago today, I started working at my current job. I had never stayed at one company for more... (More...)

Yesterday at work, I got half a dozen requests from an automated system to remove Sara's name from various permission... (More...)

I already posted about the day before WorldCon, and the first day of the con, but it looks like I... (More...)

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