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  1. Works in Progress

    by , 02-21-2019 at 07:39 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    From time to time, people ask me what I am writing, and I usually refuse to comment, and sometimes I tell why, and I did that today.

    The reason is simple, many stories have one good telling, so I better get it written while I can. A number of years ago I thought of a great story, and I went through and thought out every bit of it from opening to dialogue to the ending. One evening, before I wrote it down I told some friends the story in all details that I could think of. They all ...
  2. Photography, a Symptom of Dementia?

    by , 08-20-2014 at 01:28 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Photography, a Symptom of Dementia


    There was a convention of photographers near here recently. It spurred me to think more about the mental aberration that causes people to take photographs, but even after considering the matter, I am not certain exactly why people engage in that behavior, but there probably are several reasons.

    The clearest rationale for photography is that photographers have poor memories. If they had good memories, then they wouldn’t even ...