Exercise in Decadence: Orange Bourbon Syrup

The other night, Mrs. Twisted Pixie and I got the hankering for pancakes. It was one of those cravings that just had to be satisfied or it would haunt us the rest of the evening. So we […]

Post Apocalyptic Career Path: Baker

I love to cook.  I spend a lot of time in the kitchen. You see, in my family, it is the men who you will find making dinner or preparing snacks. During family reunions, […]

A Raiding Guild Built For Two

I am a geek. So is my wife. We met 9 years ago online via Yahoo Personals (does anyone use Yahoo anymore?), and have been together ever since. The road to our nearly decade-long […]

Fueling the need for change

You there! Dear reader! Go wipe yourself with a fist full of leaves. No? How about you drill a hole into the side of your head to release the demons when you get a […]

I Will Survive

Fiction is rich with post-apocalyptic landscapes; Zombies, robots, aliens, “The Bomb” (that one is an oldie but a goodie). But how feasible are those scenarios really? Well, there is so much mutually assured destruction […]

Look to the stars. Search for truth.

Last night (8/5/2012) at approximately 10:30 PM PST, a 2000 lb remote science lab aptly named “Curiosity” successfully landed in Gale Crater on Mars after a 350 million mile journey that started on Earth […]