Hymn to the Stars

Grand Canyon Night Sky Photo by Shot Rockers

For someone standing on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon on a moonless night, the brightest feature of the sky is not the Milky Way but the glow of Las Vegas, a hundred and seventy-five miles away.

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Mankind, obscured by its own brightness.

 

Soundtrack: “Hymn to the Stars” by Chris Schweitzer (Starbound OST)

Not Computer Savvy? Oh, ok…

This reminds me of my dad: for the longest time, he used to get me to do all his computer work (emails, lecture presentations, etc) for him. One day I finally got over the buzz of being needed by my parents instead of the other way (I think the technical term for this is “turning 16”) and I told him it was about time he got tech-savvy.
He said: “But I AM tech-savvy. See, I get everything done by remote control.” And he prodded me back to work.

My Worst Advice

Talked to a business owner today trying to make a sale, this is what he said when I asked if he could email me information.

Uh, I’m not too computer savvy.

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Dimensional domestication

You move into a new apartment and discover it’s already been rented out…across four dimensions and beyond. Talk about timeshare.

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The day we moved in, we found there were many who lived in the same house with us. We probably should have read the brochure more thoroughly. It was gelda’s fault, she always skims through the pages. She thought it was mine, typical minorian, always laying the blame on the other person that is all they teach them on their planet. My parents warned me,

Marry a dorian

Fuck a detorian

And kill a minorian

My parents were racists, that was quite obvious. But spending all your life on dorian does that to a person. But enough of that, if we were moving to the house of mirrored dimensions we may as well have read the brochure. The house was cheap for a reason since we were sharing it with creatures from every dimension in the known and possibly some parts of the unknown universe.

They would flicker in and…

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