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Internet Archive Passes One Thousand Downloads

(Note the image of Sita in the above picture, from Sita Sings the Blues. Sita was a great inspiration to me, as I’ve reported before.) When I checked the status of the Green Comet trilogy on the Internet Archive today, … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner – Chapters 27 & 28

Tallgrass goes to school, where he makes a friend, and meets some bullies. rjb Go to OliverOnline to download these chapters.

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The Plainsrunner – Halftime Report

We have been running this experiment since the middle of March, posting one or two chapters a week of the novel I am currently writing — The Plainsrunner. It is a bit of a shock to realize that we’ve been … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner – Chapter 26

Tallgrass goes on a picnic with his mom and three of their friends. He gets to drive the truck. Download ch. 26 at OliverOnline. rjb

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The Plainsrunner – Chapters 24 & 25

Greetings to our regular readers, and welcome to our new ones. These two chapters mark the beginning of Part Three – Tallgrass. In these chapters we meet Tallgrass, Sage’s son, and begin to see how he does in the city. … Continue reading

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Science Prank

I’ve run a few posts dealing with bad science and the idiotic attitudes of some politicians toward science, including this one, and this one with a chart. Let’s get back at them.-) Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal has a good idea … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner – Chapters 22 & 23

These two chapters mark the end of Part Two – The City. Part Three begins next week. Sage gets educated and works with the Professor. Then the newspaper reporters come around and her life takes a startling turn. This brings … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner – Chapter 21

Sage settles in, unpacks her panniers and starts her new life. Now all she needs to do is find work and get an education. She also gets a taste of the city’s casual contempt. Download Chapter Twenty-One at OliverOnline. rjb

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Distant moons may harbor life — ScienceDaily

As I imagined in Parasite Puppeteers, the second novel in the Green Comet trilogy, it’s possible that moons of gas giant exoplanets could be habitable. I imagined a moon like Jupiter’s moon, Europa, orbiting a gas giant in the habitable … Continue reading

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The Plainsrunner – Chapters 19 & 20

Having made her deal with the Professor, Sage gets a little more education in the workings of the city, then moves into her new lodgings. Download chapters 19 and 20 at OliverOnline. rjb

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