Halloween 2018 Short Story: Catch a Falling Star

Catch a Falling Star by M.A. Kropp The old man stood up, stretching the muscles in his lower back. He winced as the tightness worked its way out. Picking up the carved pumpkin sitting on his worktable, he turned and surveyed the rest of the small workshop. All around him, on shelves and in boxes, … Continue reading Halloween 2018 Short Story: Catch a Falling Star

Wednesday Wanderings: She-Ra Returns, Haunted Lighthouses, Twin Black Holes, and Pie Crust Designs You Can Do

Do you miss She-Ra, the Princess of Power? Or, more importantly, do you miss Swiftwind, her talking pegasus unicorn with telepathy? Well, grieve no more, because She-Ra is coming to Netflix: She-Ra Reboot Do you love ghosts? And lighthouses? Here are 19 haunted lighthouses for you to put on your bucket list: Haunted Lighthouses Some … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: She-Ra Returns, Haunted Lighthouses, Twin Black Holes, and Pie Crust Designs You Can Do

Wednesday Wanderings: Diving the Thames to Save a Font, Labeling Bookstore Sections, HD TimeLapse Earth from ISS, and Mardi Gras

Early in this century, the designer of a really lovely typeface dumped into the Thames by its designer to save it from industrialization. Now, this man has found some of the original type and designed a typeface based on it: Doves Type This man went into a bookstore and rearranged and relabeled some sections into … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Diving the Thames to Save a Font, Labeling Bookstore Sections, HD TimeLapse Earth from ISS, and Mardi Gras