Review: The Most Expensive Alley Cat in London by Corinna Turner

I stumbled across this little treasure while surfing through Amazon’s Kindle store. Although I say “little,” the term is not meant to be derogatory; The Most Expensive Alley Cat in London is a short story. One can read it in under an hour, making it a small gem, indeed: A Desperate Urchin. A Mysterious Stray. … Continue reading Review: The Most Expensive Alley Cat in London by Corinna Turner

A “New” Method of Treating PTS…

If you are a veteran dealing with shell shock – commonly known as PTSD or PTS – or know one personally, readers, then this article may be of special interest to you. Despite being four years old, the information contained within is quite valuable. If the program is still active then it would certainly be … Continue reading A “New” Method of Treating PTS…

Splendor in Science Fiction – Can Something Be Both Beautiful and Futuristic?

This title might seem to be a fairly foolish one. Isn’t James T. Kirk’s Enterprise magnificent? Malcom Reynolds’ Serenity is beautiful, and despite repeated complaints to the contrary, the Millennium Falcon turns many a head even now. There is obvious majesty within the genre. Isn’t there? Yes…and no. When it comes to space ships, it … Continue reading Splendor in Science Fiction – Can Something Be Both Beautiful and Futuristic?

“In My Experience there’s No Such Thing as Luck.”

Seventy-five years after World War II, we take a great many of its results for granted. One of these is the number of entertainers and actors who not only dropped everything and volunteered to enter the war, but who survived it and came back to continue making films. Rarely were they drafted into the conflict; … Continue reading “In My Experience there’s No Such Thing as Luck.”