General Poo Dee Dah
We are all a great idea ….
Overhead, Cove Crow caws. I tip back my head, stare at him; he stares at me. My dog lifts his head. We stand, animals listening, living, being. Crow is a great idea. Long ago and far away, a tiny atom Exploded—Big Bang—and hurled matter out and beyond. Some of that matter became our galaxy. Not… Continue reading
Alone is not a dirty word, y’all. Be a Rogue Planet – why not?
Where have I been? Why, I’ve been here, there, and yonder! I’ve been working on my new novel. I’ve been editing other writers’ books and novels. I’ve been working on Edge of Arlington website. I was asked to be a regular contributor to Writer Unboxed (poor thangs – they don’t know what they did –… Continue reading
Quasars: A possible look into our Pasts . . . . The Deal Breaker(s) in Relationships-got yours?
Quasar is short for “quasi-stellar radio source.” They emit radio waves, as well as ultraviolet rays, infrared waves, x-rays, gamma rays. A quasar can be larger than our solar system. Dang! Quasars, the most distant objects, have enormous energy and are a trillion times brighter than our sun. Their energy comes from massive black holes… Continue reading
Venus’s Long Moonless Day & Relationship/Dating Series Post 1: Grieve First, then Find What’s Next in Your Story
Ah Venus. What more appropriate planet in our Galaxy to kick off this series on dating and relationships, or lack thereof, since this planet is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty? Right? Uh huh. The second planet from the Sun, Venus is the second brightest object after Earth’s Moon. It has a similar size… Continue reading
Earth’s “Near Companion,” Vomitus-Appearing Suppers, Tip for Dirty Oven Doors
It seems that Earth has a mini Moon (it’s not really a moon but I like to think it is) that’s been around for about a hundred years. Only no one knew it until recently. This little asteroid has been circling round Earth for a long time, and will stick around for a much longer… Continue reading
Black Holes. Deaths of Stars. “How to” of the day. Give-away drawing.
This from The Physics of the Universe, which has more information on Black Holes you may be interested in reading: “A black hole’s mass is concentrated at a single point deep in its heart, and clearly cannot be seen.” A single point deep in its heart—ah, how poetic and lovely. In my lil log spaceship, I… Continue reading
Visiting Earth. The deafening loud-ass silence of loneliness.
Earth. Third planet from the sun and the only planet known to support life. It’s the only planet not named after a Greek or Roman god. And unlike the naming of other planets’ moons, our moon is simply called Moon—this struck me today, that we didn’t name Earth’s moon; I wonder why? Though I like… Continue reading
Journey . . . begins, ends, middles . . . .
Well, my dear ones. A little housekeeping is in order. First, if you are receiving this blog post in your email, it is because you signed up to “follow” my blog posts. And while I wish you will stay, if you do not wish to receive my posts in your inbox, you must undo what… Continue reading
About Kathryn Magendie
Author of 5 published novels & other this and that novellas and stories, Editor, Edge of Arlington Content Editor.