Nathanial Garrod

A Whole New Term

I am Schroedinger’s box of stress lately – both relaxed and stressed at the same time as I head into the start of fall term at work. On one hand, … Continue reading

September 29, 2019 · Leave a Comment

a recent fascination with botanical illustrations

One of the folks I follow on Twitter has an annual Bracket of Disparate things that features random ideas, concepts and other miscellania in a bracket using the polling function … Continue reading

April 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Five Book Weekend

Over the last weekend, I finished reading five books — instead of writing out five blog posts and scheduling them (what, each for a day this week?) I figured I … Continue reading

March 26, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Late February Became Early March

Note: I wrote all this at the end of February, it just took me two weeks to click post. I have had a range of thoughts, feelings and ideas going … Continue reading

March 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Book Review: Vigilance by Robert Jackson Bennett

Vigilance by Robert Jackson Bennett is one of the latest additions to the publishing line, and perhaps one of the most effective and chilling novellas they have published. Thematically, … Continue reading

February 13, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Falling Into and Breaking Cycles

It certainly seems that I am falling into a cycle again. Here’s the deal: I set my goals in late December, early January. For the last few years, it has … Continue reading

January 22, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Re-discovering parts of the 90s that I sorta missed…

RWhen I was a kid in the late 90s, we had these neighbors who were fun, clever and eccentric – I remember them going from being incredibly distant to some … Continue reading

January 16, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Book Review: A People’s Future of the United States

In a beautiful intro, editor Victor LaValle describes the origin of the idea for A People’s Future of the United States – speculative fiction that derives in theme from Howard … Continue reading

January 11, 2019 · 1 Comment

Books to read in 2019

By no means is this an exhaustive list of books coming out this year that I am excited about, but it is an overview of books I am aware of … Continue reading

January 9, 2019 · Leave a Comment


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