In my backyard – Alien Worlds

(Original image courtesy of NASA.)

The week after Christmas, we had a snowstorm here…  Looking at the snow in the raking light of early morning, the landscape (snowscape?) reminded me of some of the photographs of other planets from NASA probes in the 1960’s.

So, as sometimes happens, I thought I’d share my photographs here.  Hit the jump if you’re curious.

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It’s a New Year and a new season! – Anticipating Winter 2022.

Attack on Titan - Where is the enemy

Hard to believe…  It’s 2022 already.  And time to preview a new anime season!  So, without further ceremony, hit the jump and let’s dive right in.

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Fall 2021 – Week 7/8

Yuuki Yuuna - Karin challenges the godsYeah, whoops!  The holiday week and my wife taking vacation days caused my scattered brain to lose track of days…  So, don’t want to lose the momentum which means really quick thoughts this week.

Hit the jump and let’s go!

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Anime Playlist – Sword Art Online

Sword Art Online Progressive - Aria of a Starless Night - Asuna - Movie PosterThis upcoming weekend we get to see Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night…  So I’m inspired to write a new entry in my Anime Playlist series, covering the Sword Art Online franchise.  I own more music from this franchise than any other non-idol series.


I mean, hit the jump and let’s dive right in!

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Midseason comments – Fall 2021 – Weeks 5/6


This season has had its share of surprises…  both good and bad.  Either way, it’s mid-season and that means it’s time for the mid-season gut check!  What’s worth keeping, what’s being dropped?

Hit the jump and find out!

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A new record! Fall 2021 – Weeks 3/4

Yuuki Yuuna - First Generation Heroes

Something of an unusual occurrence this season, and a second that almost happened…  Plus it’s week three, that infamous week, and time to take a look at which shows are keepers, which are losers, and which are on probation.

All that and more after the jump!

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Fall 2021 – Week 1 & 2 / First Impressions Part II

Yuuki Yuuna - Great Mankai

Late….  sorry…  But there’s a lot of ground to cover here, so let’s just hit the jump and get right to it.  There’s a LOT to talk about.

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Fall 2021 – First Impressions – Part I

Yuuki Yuuna - Kanagawa Life

Sloow start this season…  as you might have guessed from my anticipation post, there’s just not much to choose from.  But four shows is enough to get started with, and I don’t want to delay this post too long…

So hit the jump, and let’s run em’ down!

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Laid Back Camp – Cover music!

Laid Back Camp - happy campers

Laid Back Camp has been on my mind lately…  Last week I finished the manga, and then my wife asked my to help her find some music from it.  Along the way, I found some fun cover versions and decided to share them here.

So, get comfy and hit the jump!

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