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Gibberish The dubious and questionable ravings of Jayme Lynn Blaschke.

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Gibberish · 5d ago

Friday Night Videos

Whitehorse has a new single out, "Boys Like You," which is simultaneously polished and raw. I'm really impressed with how this duo is constantly pushing their sound into new directions, yet...
Gibberish · 1W ago

Friday Night Videos

J. Geils, founder and guitarist for the eponymous J. Geils Band, died this week. Everyone thought of the band as Peter Wolf and the other guys, but Geils was always a guiding force. I loved...
Gibberish · 2W ago

Office build-along, pt. 12

Here's where my taking six months to router, sand, stain and varnish the lumber for my bookshelves comes back to bite me in the ass. The 2"x12" boards I'm using for the uprights were stored ...
Gibberish · 2W ago

Friday Night Videos

The weather's warming up, so that's stirring my interest in all things tiki. Naturally, that extends to music, and the music of tiki is exotica. Now, Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman, Gene Rains ...
Gibberish · 2W ago

Chicken Ranch does College Station!

Hey, College Station! I haven't had a public signing in the B/CS area since the A&M-Tennessee football game last fall, and I know some folks have asked when I'm heading back down that way. W...
Gibberish · 3W ago

Sailing Venus: Riding the wave

Which way is up? That's a question I've struggled with a lot lately in relation to Venus. Here's the thing: Sailing Venus is, at its heart, an adventure story, but it's also a hard science f...
Gibberish · 3W ago

Old dog, new tricks, etc.

My first professionally-published piece of fiction, "Project Timespan," appeared in Interzone No. 116 in February of 1997. Today, March 31, 2017, I received my first royalty check. Ever. Not...
Gibberish · 4W ago

Pine trees, with occasional grapes

So, remember those grape cuttings I got a while back? I'm happy to report that after almost a month in pots, I'm getting healthy growth from the majority. The Valhallah grapes are even tryin...
Gibberish · 4W ago

Chicken Ranch anniversary: Aunt Jessie (1885-1952)

On this date in 1952, Fay Stewart, otherwise known as Jessie Williams or simply "Aunt Jessie," passed away at the age of 67 in San Antonio, just a couple of months after selling the infamous...
Gibberish · 1M ago

Sailing Venus: Of writer groups and turning points

I've joined a writing group. The members invited me, out of the blue, a while back and I took them up on it, despite the fact (and this cuts both ways) none of them are of the SF tribe. No m...