Monthly Archives: November 2013

Sportsmanship

“I’ll be a good sport and shed my bars when my ship crosses the starting line,” he [James T. Kirk] said, “but until then, you watch your sportsmanship.  Fairness doesn’t get anybody anywhere.  Every running river knows that.  Some rocks … Continue reading

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War

“The art of war can be learned,” he told me.  “But after the principles are learned, the rest is ingenuity, the gift that goes beyond learning, or the instinct born of understanding. “There are good ways and bad ways of … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!!

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James Kirk, Carol Marcus, and Nyota Uhura

Hey – DiNozzo! That is my drink!  Hands off!  First you shortchange me on the Klondike bars, now you go after my drinks – do you want another round of Torture DiNozzo Week? Then hands off!! Right.  Now that I … Continue reading

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The Science of Heroes

Hello, Marvel Writers! In my last note I mentioned the ongoing torture of our many Marvel favorites.   I cannot help but think that part of the reason you are mutilating the Marvel greats, fellow writers, is because you are attempting … Continue reading

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A Bouquet of Quotes

“When fate’s got it in for you there’s no limit to what you may have to put up with.” – Georgette Heyer Fear is a tyrant and despot, more terrible than the rack, more potent than the snake. – Edgar … Continue reading

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It’s a Start….

“Mr. Chekov, you have the conn.”  Spock handed the ensign the log pad and headed for the turbo lift.  “I shall be in the main transporter room.” “Aye-aye, sir.”  Chekov sat in the captain’s chair and, as soon as the … Continue reading

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