A Dream About the Moon

So... I had another weird dream again... This time, it was about as close to a lucid dream as I think I've ever experienced. You know what lucid dreaming is, right? If I understand correctly, it's basically where you are aware of your dream and can control what's going on. I imagine it's like being … Continue reading A Dream About the Moon


Thoughts After Seeing First Man

They finally decided to make a prequel to Apollo 13. Okay, not really. But it kind of felt that way. I don't know much about the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong. Yeah, I learned about him in school growing up. He was the first man to walk on the moon. In Apollo 13, Tom Hanks, as Jim Lovell, … Continue reading Thoughts After Seeing First Man

Sarah’s Challenge

Time to come back to another challenge issued by another reader. The third comment on my initial blog post came from Sarah, who provided the following prompts… Character Name: Samuel Setting: Mars Object: A notebook Emotion: Confusion Samuel ran down the corridor of Echo base, clutching a torn notebook in his hand as he made … Continue reading Sarah’s Challenge

First or Last

Will someone please explain to me why it's so important to be first? I'm not talking about coming in first place in a race or a competition. First place is what people should strive for. It's an indicator of who's the best at something. But why does this carry over to entirely inconsequential events? So … Continue reading First or Last


Originally written in May of 2010... There's no one still alive that witnessed the catastrophic event that took away our planet's moon. Believe me, plenty of the witnesses died that very day. The rest went on to lead normal lives and die of old age. Well, it was as normal as things could have gotten … Continue reading Event

To the Moon

A few days ago, the world celebrated the 46th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It was on July 20, 1969, that Neal Armstrong and "Buzz" Aldren became the first men to walk on the moon.After that first lunar landing, NASA returned to the lunar surface five more times. After the Apollo 17 mission … Continue reading To the Moon