Artistic Limitations

The idea behind this post has been bouncing around in my head for quite some time, but it's been difficult for me to put into words. It started years ago when I was talking with someone and they said something along the lines of "limitations are what make art great." That stuck with me and … Continue reading Artistic Limitations

My Music Playlist

So I've been listening to music a lot more over the last few weeks. (It's one of the reasons I haven't had a book post recently, as I normally listen to audiobooks.) When I listen to music, I don't really have a single genre that I go to. I also don't actively seek out much … Continue reading My Music Playlist

Boxed Macaroni and Cheese Variations

On the suggestion of Bookstooge, I've decided to post something about food. Here's the thing, though. I'm not a huge food person. I lost my sense of smell years ago, which means my sense of taste has gone downhill as well. I still enjoy good food, but for the most part, I just eat things … Continue reading Boxed Macaroni and Cheese Variations

The Purpose of Alien Sci-Fi

I have a theory about science fiction that focuses on man's interactions with aliens. My thought is that every one of them starts with the basic question: 'If humans aren't the smartest creature, what makes us unique?' In general, we ascribe certain characteristics to all the animals we encounter. Most quadrupeds (dogs, cats, horses, etc.) … Continue reading The Purpose of Alien Sci-Fi