Saturday, September 30, 2017

How Extreme Introverts Make Friends

Introverts, socially-inept individuals, and socially-inept introvert hybrids alike wonder: what is the secret formula to meeting new people and making new friends? Well, let's see, how did we acquire our previous friends? (thinks a long while) Uh, I dunno, it just sort of happened. I think they adopted me, I'm not sure what I did right to make it happen.
Below is a guide to making friends if you're an introvert, shy, or just really socially awkward.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The Immortal John Bates

We all have characters we love. Take, for example, the popular television series 'Downton Abbey'. It's filled with lovable characters. So what do the writers do? Why, kill them off, of course. Millions of viewers have their hearts broken as wonderful people perish on the show, leaving other characters with broken hearts as well.

Downton Abbey image with cast

But fear not, dear Downton fans. There is one character who will never leave us. His name: John Bates. (spoilers ahead)

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Google Chrome- No Internet Connection

So the internet has been going out occasionally, causing us to have to unplug the modem and router, then plug them back in. But while waiting for the internet to return, it's always good to practice your jumping and evasion skills.
So next time you're using Google Chrome, and you find yourself disconnected from the internet, hit the spacebar. I dare you.

Mini-game with dinosaurs and pterosaurs. High score- 2483
My current high score. I'm so proud of it.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Five Facts About My Story

Well, I just finished reading a post on Deborah Kelty's blog, in which she listed five facts about her writing project, then challenged others to do the same. So here I am, because I relish challenges, and having a million posts lined up for my blog.
For those who have kept up with my blog, you probably know bits and pieces of information about my story, along with exaggerated puns about the writing process. And now, I'm going to explore the fabulous fantasy setting, and the story that started it, in greater depth.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Realities of Summer

Many of us have experienced those horrid, blistering days when it's hotter than the pits of Mount Doom, hotter than the Sun, hotter than.... well, than any mortal being can hope to survive in. We've also experienced the frustrations associated with sunburn, among other related hassles. Below are some pictures that describe the joy of summer.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Popularity Surge

It's every blogger's dream to have readers, even dedicated followers. We leap eagerly at any new comments, enthusiastic about everything.
Then this happens, and we have no idea how it occurred. "I never get this many page-views. What happened? Where did they come from? Is this a glitch, or did new readers appear from somewhere? How can I duplicate this miracle?!"