Monthly Archives: October 2013

National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center – Part VI

Still into cat reruns . . . .  Really, it’s now more of a habit than serious subterfuge to attract them chicks.  Not only that, most guys are not even showing up . . . maybe they are turned off … Continue reading

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SV-1: Chapter 27

Chapters: 1-4 / 5-8 / 9-12 / 13-16 / 17-19 / 20 / 21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25 / 26  SV-1 By E. J. D’Alise (Disperser) Copyright 2004 – 2013 Chapter 27 The next week passed … Continue reading

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National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center – Part V

I ran out of original cats . . . so I’m into reruns . . . .  In all honesty (as opposed to partial or completely absent honesty), I think by now most chicks have caught on, and are not … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt – The Intrepid

(Writing prompt at the end of story) WRITING PROMPT #78: The Intrepid By E. J. D’Alise (Disperser) Copyright October 2013 “Sir, we see light!” “About time.  What’s the status of our drives?” The captain stood with his back to the … Continue reading

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White-lined Sphinx Hummingbird Moth

Back in 2005, when we first moved into this house, we put out hummingbird feeders.  We did so with little hope, because we were ignorant.  I mean, we live at 7,300 feet in elevation; what self-respecting hummingbird would fly all … Continue reading

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SV-1: Chapter 26

Chapters 1-4 can be found HERE. Chapters 5-8 can be found HERE. Chapter 9-12 can be found HERE. Chapter 13-16 can be found HERE. Chapters 17-19 can be found HERE. Chapter 20 can be found HERE. Chapter 21 can be found … Continue reading

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National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center – Part IV

Continuing with the chick-magnet cat photos as introductions to flying killing machines, I give you one of the reasons people believe in demons . . . . . . really, nothing to be afraid of . . . just a … Continue reading

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Worrisome

The time was 4:30pm . . . snow flurries blowing about, and the temperature hovering around the 31 deg (F) mark.  I open the sliding door to the deck and one by one I take down the hummingbird feeders. Then, … Continue reading

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Fall Colors are Here

As one can see from the trees in my yard, the leaves are beginning to turn . . . fall is definitely here . . .  Here’s a panorama from our sliding door to the deck.  It was a bit … Continue reading

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Odd, Old, New, and Neat

Once in a while, when it strikes me as appropriate, I do one of these . . . this being the first ever.   No, not ride a horse . . . sharing stuff that crosses my path, and clean … Continue reading

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September 2013 – Hawks Aplenty

For whatever reason, the summer passed with hardly any hawks crossing my viewfinder. There was one in August, but it sucked, just like the month.  I mean, there were a couple of stills that might be worth sharing, but nothing … Continue reading

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National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center – Part III

Cat photos do indeed appear to be the gateway to aeroplane photos . . . last post showcased Jet; this fellow is Bennie (get it? Bennie and the Jets, only there’s just one Jet). They look almost alike, but Bennie … Continue reading

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October 2013 Calendar

Months are mean!  They gather up all the hours, flying them by us in what seems a blink of an eye, gather them up into days, bundle them up in weeks, and finally take possession of them, claiming them for … Continue reading

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