Month: December 2017

Awesome Stuff from the Internet – December Edition

This month’s first thing from the world wide web is something that has helped my productivity in both my day job and my writing. Tomighty! http://tomighty.org/ I know I listed this last time, but it really is that awesome, and has had a major influence on my own productivity. This is just a simple timer. The idea is that you… Read more →

Joe’s Photo of the Week – Tiny Mushrooms

It’s time for another photo of the week! And I give to you, another awesome mushroom photo! This one my son helped me take after a couple hours in on a hike. We set up the tripod for the only time of the whole day out, and got out the remote trigger in order to keep the camera still. These… Read more →

Book Review: Brotherhood of the Wheel

So, I just finished reading this very interesting horror novel by R. S. Blecher: The Brotherhood of the Wheel. What’s it about? Well, way back in the olden days, the Knights Templar Order took it upon themselves to protect the peoples traveling the road to Jerusalem. Since than the order has changed and now protects the roads of the modern… Read more →

Joe’s Photo of the Week – Big Mushroom!

How is everybody doing out there in the world? I hope well. If not, this should cheer you up. Here’s this week’s Photo of the Week! This time I bring you a shot I took on a little mushroom photo tour with a local photography group. It was tons of fun, even though it was raining the whole time. But… Read more →

The Writing Update – December 2017

December has arrived, and I can come up for air. NaNoWriMo Victory! I just finished spending the month of November slinging out 50,000 words for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). I’d attempted this twice already in the past, and failed both times. This time, I pushed through and crossed the 50k mark on the last day. Please gaze upon my… Read more →

Joe’s Photo of the Week – Back Trail Waterfall

Guess what time it is… Its Joe’s Photo of the Week time! Yeah! And this time I have a wonderful shot for you from the first time I hiked Heliotrope Ridge. After the first major creek crossing, the trail goes up and up steeply for a ways, following the creek you just crossed upstream. After a bit you come across… Read more →