• Life

    I’m a little distracted.

    by As I suggested yesterday, I’ve bene thinking it’s coming close to time to upgrade myself, to find my way to the new version. To review: insert “COVID completely shut down my industry” speech here. I fully expected to return to work eventually. Actually, I fully expected to return to work before now. When we left work near the end of March, we were collectively predicting 8-10 weeks. When that much time had passed, with the pandemic not under control yet but trending in my province like it was going to improve and the precautions we were all taking were making a difference, the people I had contact with were…

  • Musings

    Silver Surfer Pickles

    by It’s very unusual for me to remember my dreams, or even that I had dreams at all, which is partly why I feel the need to share this one. I wander into a hotel that happens to be hosting a Science Fiction convention. Signage identifies it as Philcon (where I’ve never been but hear good things) and the colour scheme of the walls, carpet, and furniture is a variety of dark reds. It’s very early in the con and many things are still being set up, but there are people lining up for panels and a large amphitheatre type room starting to fill for a special presentation of some…