What Is This Place?

The top image is from the SONO Switch Tower Museum. A treat little place to visit in South Norwalk CT. I occasionally volunteer there from time to time.

I think that I need to update the sticky post. And add some rules.  First the rules.

Comments are very much welcomed. .  If you choose to remain anonymous you MUST provide a actual email address and a real, not Tor IP.  I want to talk to real people who have real personalities. If you want to not have your comment posted just say so and it will never escape moderation. If you want to find me offline my linked in profile is in the “about” post.

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Giving

I’m reblogging this because it’s that time of year again

The Arts Mechanical

I think that one reason I’ve been depressed this Christmas season is that for a variety of reasons I haven’t been able to give presents.  I’ve come to realize that for me, it isn’t what I got, but what I gave. Especially if I put a certain amount of effort  into finding or making a unique gift. In this season, where far too much emphasis is placed on the getting rather than the giving.

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Still More Research Odds And Ends.

Here’s some more odds and ends I found in searches related to the mermaid story.  Some thing mad it into the story, some did not. Still all of these helped shape the story one way or another.  Being able to read old period magazines and view old newsreels and pictures really helped to create the atmosphere.  Now there are things I may change for story purposes, but that doesn’t matter in a fantasy.  If I were writing a historical novel without mermaids, I would pay more attention to the real world.

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