Category Archives: Random Nonsense

Migrating Certain Posts

I have discovered something. This website has a lot of variety of content, and Pioneers of the Shattered Waters, the site focusing on my own writing (my own not-blogging-writing, that is) has very little content of any kind. Well, actually, I’ve … Continue reading

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Captain Cold Cosplay–Product Review

Or maybe I just needed a new winter coat. 😉 Anyway, this here is the (hang on, checking my order history) Swiss Tech Women’s Parka Jacket With Faux Fur-Trim Hood. I originally found it, or one very much like it, … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Convenience Meals

No, not their “nutritional value,” although there’s certainly that. No, the trouble here is that for being “convenience meals,” they’re not always all that convenient. A sandwich here and there, maybe, but if I try to buy a TV dinner … Continue reading

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The Old Year Now Away is Fled

Christmas is over and done with, and another year is coming to a close. For many of us, this means facing that slowly building panic as we realize just how much we spent that we really didn’t need to and … Continue reading

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New Job Updates and Agenda Part…Two?

The two new jobs have been going on for a month now and then some, and even the “temporary” job doesn’t show any sign of ending just yet. Allergies at the presumably not-temporary job are still questionable, but the boss … Continue reading

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Agenda: Blarghing about Blogging

I finally got a new job just a couple of weeks ago (yay!), so hopefully soon I’ll be able to take a chunk out of my student loan instead of the little bits I’ve been paying for the last three … Continue reading

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Piped In Music

I had a weird experience lately with piped-in music. You know, where the store has music playing overhead, not from a radio but from some external source? Traditionally this means music chosen by headquarters but lately, and especially in local … Continue reading

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Whovians: Fans versus “Fans”

“There is no cause so right that you will not find fools following it.” –Larry Niven Thus it seems with fandoms. There is no story so good, so innocent, or so full of lessons worth passing on that you will … Continue reading

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Perplexed About: Fictional “Fat” People

That should read “fictional overweight people,” but “fat” works better for the title’s rhythm. Also it’s fewer letters and some sites are weird about title length. Anyway: The problem that bugs me lately is overweight people in fiction. Specifically, the … Continue reading

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Perplexed About: Context and Correct Word Usage

I could go so many ways with this one. There are the “commonly confused word” lists, words that sound a lot alike but are spelled different and have obviously different meanings, like “its and it’s” or “there, they’re, and their.” … Continue reading

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