Flash Fiction – 11th Ed.

Posted in Fiction, Flash Fiction, Writing with tags , , , , on June 18, 2015 by BrainRants

Life gets hectic sometimes, and mine is exactly that right now.  My favorite Flash Fiction instigator, Rochelle’s Purple Blog, triggered another round of tiny writing here.  On the writing front, I’m cranking away on Continue reading

I Can Die Now

Posted in Awesome, Family, Random, Writing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 30, 2015 by BrainRants

You need to sit down.  Right now.  Because this just happened… yesterday… as-of May 29th, late at night, that is.  Are you ready?  Seriously?

10344-2Feast your eyes on these digital tidbits of AwesomeCon that I got to experience here in DC.  Mind you, this is after a whole day from 6AM until 5PM of being all I can be in the Army… which is awesome by definition.  Awesome if you like being a cube monkey. Continue reading

Memorial Day 2015

Posted in Army, Awesome, History, Writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on May 23, 2015 by BrainRants

american-flagI’ve ranted before about Memorial Day on this blog in a post here and another one here.  I wanted to do another this year, but I don’t like to recycle posts and there’s only so much glorification one can do, even for an important day like Memorial Day.  Today isn’t Memorial Day, but more on that later. Continue reading

Random Thought #69

Posted in Humor, Official Random Thought, Random, Rant with tags , , , , , , , , on May 19, 2015 by BrainRants
Aaaaugghhh!

Why no electrons?!

We can slingshot a probe around Jupiter to take pictures of Pluto, send one to orbit a comet, and another straight the fuck out of the Solar System.  My cable company cannot arrive to fix their equipment sooner than today, after five days of no internet or cable.

I Have A Massive Deck

Posted in Awesome, Home, Humor with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 16, 2015 by BrainRants

So twenty-five days later (not 28), I’ve completed screwing with my new, huge deck.  Don’t worry, pictures of my deck are below, if your screen is large enough to show them in all their massive glory.  I think I’m digressing, so I’ll move the hell on. Continue reading

Dunkin’ Dillhole

Posted in Awesome, Food, Rant with tags , , , , , , , , on May 1, 2015 by BrainRants

I don’t mind standing in lines.  Most of the time, it’s a choice between something you want or not getting it.  In this case, my object of need was caffeine provided by my favorite coffee purveyor.  Continue reading

Who Will Police Our Police?

Posted in History, Politics, Rant with tags , , , , , , , , on April 28, 2015 by BrainRants

I woke up today to headlines of Baltimore in flames.  A major American city needed more resources than the mayor could – or wanted to – provide, and the state Governor fell back on the National Guard.  My reaction?  A total lack of surprise. Continue reading

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