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On Being Nice

I’ve heard people argue that marginalized groups (non-male, non-white, non-straight, non-American, etc.) should work harder to not alienate their allies. We’re doing what we can to help them. They should be nice to us.

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The March of the Lemmings

Individuality. Think for yourself. Moderation.
These are concepts that America in general seems to have trouble comprehending. Many people talk about them, but seldom do Americans as a whole demonstrate them.

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Me and My Great Ideas

Ideas are funny things. Especially comic ideas. But that’s not the kind of funny I meant. All ideas are pretty interesting. The way they happen, I mean. First there’s nothing, then in the space where there used to be nothing, there now sits an idea.

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Grief, Depression and Other Fun Stuff!

I’ve experienced my share of grief over the years, and I’m sure you have too. I lost my son in a car accident fifteen years ago. I lost my family and friends in a tragic religious mishap almost six years ago.

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Future Crock

I’m from the future. So are you. We all live in the future. The time that we all looked forward to with great anticipation since we were kids and we read, with shining eyes, Jules Verne or Isaac Asimov or Arthur C. Clarke.

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Comfortably Dumb

I hesitate to write this, since almost everything I do in a creative and work nature is done on a computer. But a book was released a couple of years ago that makes the case that computers may be making us dumb.

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Praise for Kelly Cheek as Haydn Grey

“The writing style of Haydn is so refreshing…you can “see” things through his written word. The historical references are interesting…the characters are likable and very real… “
“Haydn Grey has such a way with the written word…the reader is so entertained… “
“…the writing style of Haydn is very refreshing…not same ole same ole…he has wit and a way with the written word. “


Jack Hobbes (Jack Simile and the Phantom Fury) isn’ the only one with a personal duplicate, human photocopy. It is said that we all have a twin or four walking the Earth right now. Where’s yours?


Find Your Twin Strangers


Yes, you can find your own doppelganger! Through the power of the internet, you may be able to find your own stranger who looks like you, or who you look like 😉




More than a blog post, Frozen Dead Guy Days is a real event. Learn more about the history and the present day festival celebrating the travel after death odyssey of Grandpa Bredo Morstoel .

Frozen Dead Guy Days Festival

Frozen Dead Guy Days (started 2002) is an annual celebration held in the town of Nederland, Colorado, to loosely celebrate the 1994 discovery of the cryonic state corpse of Bredo Morstoel.


Oversharing on Facebook. We all do it from time to time.

Sharing photos of family, vacations, and your everyday life may seem like a fun, simple thing to do on Facebook. It’s how you keep up with friend and family. You can share news with everyone all at once. You can get instant feedback on your latest adventure. But! Are you oversharing and setting yourself up for a dangerous situation? Andy O’Dell and Lifewire warn you about the dangers of oversharing on Facebook.

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