Category Archives: Appreciation

Things That Make Me Smile No.182: Steampunk Pole Dancing

This clip from Australia’s Got Talent certainly lives up to its title as a creative mother of three turns her need to stay physically fit into a mind-bending, steampunkesque delight. Enjoy. Author, photographer, and artist Victoria L. Szulc brought this … Continue reading

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5 Interesting Links for 09-13-2019

Note: Videos may auto start with sound so be prepared. Culture (Awards) While the award in this announcement might not be well known outside of the science fiction and fantasy community, I’m sharing this letter for a larger purpose. It … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.180: Nature

The video reminds me of my wanders in Santa Cruz, CA, while I was in college. There are even glimpses of my school mascot :). Note: For the complete experience, watch this short film in full screen mode.

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Things That Make Me Smile No.176: Nature

This is not typically what I post for these smiles, which is odd because nature has always been my touchstone. The calming effect of nature is likely responsible for why I could remain in control of my health for so … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Smile No.154: Happy New Year and a Gift to Treasure

I hope everyone had a good holiday season filled with moments to treasure with family and friends, whether in person, online, or even in game. Whatever you celebrate, there’s something magical about the cold winter months that brings people together … Continue reading

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