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I will be a guest at RavenCon 2017

So, once again, as I have the last few years, I’ll be spending the last weekend in April attending RavenCon, Virginia’s largest science fiction and fantasy convention. This year though, there will be one very important difference for me at this year’s RavenCon. This year,

Square Donuts

On my way back to Virginia from Kansas City, I had to make one last pit stop in Terre Haute, Indiana. Mostly to say some overdue farewells, because since my Grandfather died six years ago, and my grandmother retired to Florida last year, I’ve less

A Whale (Shark) of a Tale

I would manage to be the guy to figure out a way to be attacked by a shark in the middle of Georgia, much less a whale shark that only eats plankton. Perhaps some background is in order? I love sharks. I really love sharks.

The Kansas City Shuffle

Ah, Kansas City. What a pearl you turned out to be. Known for its world famous barbecue, the birthplace of bebop, its scenic river walks and fountains, and a city that has played home to men as diverse as Ernest Hemingway, Walt Disney and President

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Top 10 Air Travel Tips

It’s no big secret that most people dread air travel. I’ve also never been a big secret that I have never been one of those people. I love flying. I think airports are great, from the people watching to the small thrill that comes from

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MystiCon 2016

After having made a small splash at my first MystiCon last year, to say nothing of having had a wonderful time, I made my way back to Roanoke for MystiCon 2016. MystiCon 2016 promised to be an eventual convention even a few months ago –

Wizard World Richmond 2015

Back in Richmond after a smashing first year for the convention, Wizard World Richmond was this past weekend. After a very successful first year, the Wizard World event returns to Richmond with some bigger names than before, and a bigger burden – with Ravencon leaving