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According to Hoyt · 1h ago

The Slicing Edge of Freedom

I’m sorry I’m so late with this.  The post at MGC took far longer than I expected. I started to explain how much more freedom we, who deal in stories and words, have nowadays.  I don’t know ...
According to Hoyt · 1d ago

Tort Law Negligence by Amie Gibbons

Tort Law Negligence by Amie Gibbons (This is a repost from a series I did on law basics for the layman.  This is all just what we call “black letter law,” as in simplified and pretty set con...
According to Hoyt · 2d ago

Ephemeral

Do you know who your great great great grandmother was?  All sixteen of them?  How about your great great great grandfathers?  And are you sure? We humans keep forgetting how ephemeral we ar...
According to Hoyt · 3d ago

Vignettes by Luke, Mary Catelli and ‘Nother Mike AND A Few Books For your Consideration by Freerange Oyster

Vignettes by Luke, Mary Catelli and ‘Nother Mike So what’s a vignette? You might know them as flash fiction, or even just sketches. We will provide a prompt each Sunday that you can use dire...
According to Hoyt · 4d ago

Dark Fate 8 — Did you think I’d forgotten?

*FIRST AND VERY IMPORTANTLY, THIS IS NOT CANON.  THIS IS COMPLETELY UNSANCTIONED (okay, not completely.  Larry said I could do this for you guys without his ripping my head off) MHI FANFIC. ...
According to Hoyt · 5d ago

Swords in the Bronze Age by J.M. Ney-Grimm

Swords in the Bronze Age by J.M. Ney-Grimm Tracking down knowledge is my drug of choice. Each new fact is just so interesting! Even better is the moment when an entire constellation of facts...
According to Hoyt · 6d ago

Dances With Demons

I was going to write about something completely different. Or perhaps not. I was going to write about understanding people from completely different backgrounds; about putting yourself in ot...
According to Hoyt · 1w ago

What were they thinking? by Amanda S. Green

What were they thinking? by Amanda S. Green All too often, I find myself asking just that, especially when it comes to our public school system. No, this isn’t a post condemning public schoo...
According to Hoyt · 1W ago

Diversity and Memory

Human memory is very short.  This is one of those things that drive me bonkers when people talk of how it was “when”.  Unless you were alive “When” what you’re getting are the stories you we...
According to Hoyt · 1W ago

We Are The Superior Civilization

You know, sometimes I am a wee bit daft.  (Taking two hours this morning to rip out carpet in the powder room and coat the floor in two layers of kilz is part of how I’m daft.  Yes, I’ll be ...