Quotes: (Updated Every Tuesday and Thursday)   

Some of my favorite quotes, either for their wit, brevity, brevity and wit, or just profound thoughts found in a simple line.

I may not agree with the whole sentiment, heck the person to whom the quote is attributed might have been a real jerk, but the simple pithy statement is a thing of beauty.


Some of my favorite movie speeches (it all starts with words written by someone) from such films as The Maltese Falcon, Second Hand Lions and The Gods Must be

A little history of the film or television show, a little background story, maybe my personal feelings on it, even a Youtube  video if I can find it.


My Views On The Real World:  Which is how I see the world and how it operates.

(Like cereal some shifting and settling may have occurred while living my life, so my personal views and beliefs may have changed since the time of writing.) 

 I Enjoy Being Lost

You Are Not Special   A Man Should Know Who He Is 

Finding the Normal Average     Comic Books vs. Christianity     Life Training and Reactions

My  commentary on the political world:

  America’s Big GameWe Need a Monster, and Salesmanship.

Rules for the Next Presidential Election,    The Genie and Libertarian


Travel and Diversions:  Travel, places I have been and love; plus diversions, simple things for this simple guy.

My most recent article:  Disney Land Vs. World

The Rodin Museum in Philadelphia      Reading, Where and How    Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Gettysburg          Washington D.C.      Bellows Beach           WDW Wilderness Lodge Lobby                   Cook’s Forest,

Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash.


Outrageous Lies and Tales:  These are totally and one hundred percent fabrications with no basis in this reality or any other.

Class Cathedral          Unscripted Alien Programming

Great Grandpappy Abner          The place to go for Answers

The Disinclined Purveyor of Sequential Art is a multiple chapter story, it was posted every Saturday in the summer of 2013.  I might go back and add to it again because some of my readers complained that it was not finished, but more likely I will take it down and re-work it and release it in book form someday.

Tending the Stones for the Lock is a multiple chapter story (ongoing) posted every Sunday in the winter of 2017.   (I hate the title and am looking for a better one).


The Outfitter Universe:   Nobodies Pulled From History, Given A Chance To Save Earth

Far in the future the Outfitters have equipped members of  human race, who have had ‘no substantial impact on  Earth’s history’ to stand against the Alarians and their allies in the Horde.  A good starting place would be That Was Then This Is Now, a short story set in the first year of the Fleet.

Stories from the Fleet: 

Scouts Out:  The first book length story in the Outfitters Universe.  Leo Grant and the crew of the Arrogant Lion, a long range recon ship,  train and fight to save Earth from the Horde a violent alien empire run by the Alarians.   The entire book can now be found at Smashwords and other fine retailers of electronic books.

Scouts Out the Podcast is my reading of the entire book.

Q Runner:  2nd story in the Outfitters Narrative, the crew of the Free Lunch is tasked with saving lives in deep space, weather they are in danger from accidents or enemy action.  A multiple point of view story of those that man a Rescue Runner in the Outfitters Universe.

The Renegade Tales

Disconnect:  Arthur leaves the Fleet and strikes out on his own to see the universe.  Available at  

Coming Soon Primary Collision, the 3rd Fleet Story.  The crew of the Arrogant Lion is back and they face the Callahnity who is tasked with discovering the location of Earth.   Also returning are Captian Pickett who appears in Disconnect and Commander Wasboski who lost his leg in Scouts Out.

Sword and Sorcery Story: 

Sorry don’t really have a title for it yet, but his has bows, slings, wizards, dragons, elves, haflings, dwarves and all the stereotypical aspects of leaving home, following your dreams and adventure.

   Multi-chapter, work in progress, but since The Hobbit came out this weekend it was an idea that was nagging at me.

(According to a quote found on this blog you know what you should do about an idea that naggs at you. )

bear reading

4 replies

  1. Hello A. A.! I’ve decided to read and follow 15 interesting and new blogs a day every day for the first month of 2015, and yours is today’s #14! Feel free to come visit me when you can at, and follow if you like what you read. Happy new year and happy blogging!

  2. Had the chance to binge listen to “Scouts Out” Podcast today. Had a disagreeable job to do cleaning my kitchen and the story of the crew’s camaraderie kept my mind engaged elsewhere. I listened through twice as once I got to episode 8 it got really interesting. Looking forward to the rest of coming episodes.

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