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 on: 11/08-13:48 
Started by Norm - Last post by superpsycho
Sorry I haven't been around but the docs have had me busy and will be for the foreseeable future. Had blood in my urine so they put me through a bunch of tests and found a tumor in my bladder. Phase 3 cancer but luckily it hadn't gotten through the bladder wall or into the muscle. With treatment they think I have better then 70% chance of beating it. Treatment starts in three weeks and will last for several months. Supposedly it isn't very nice.

I was getting some writing done before all this came up. Lost a drive and my back up didn't have the spreadsheets with all my space travel calculations. Redoing them help get my head back into the story.

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 on: 08/23-17:41 
Started by Norm - Last post by superpsycho
Castle was a good one.
Yes it was. So much so we bought the DVD for each season as it was available then loaded it onto the video server. We have three tera-byte worth of old TV series. It's fun to binge watch them once in a while.

 3 
 on: 08/22-19:45 
Started by Norm - Last post by Sargesatt
Or a Medical Examiner partnering with a detective to investigate a crime, or amateur sleuths solving crimes. But the shows are still fun to watch.

Castle was a good one.

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 on: 08/14-04:33 
Started by Norm - Last post by superpsycho
One of my favorites are the members of the BAU in Criminal Minds that conduct tactical entries.
Or a Medical Examiner partnering with a detective to investigate a crime, or amateur sleuths solving crimes. But the shows are still fun to watch.   

 5 
 on: 08/13-21:20 
Started by Norm - Last post by Sargesatt
Though I read primarily scifi, along with a few mysteries now and then, my wife and I watch primarily police procedural series on TV. We enjoy the genre despite the many, many --what I find as-- cringe worthy moments that exist in most episodes. These are scenes in which the actors do things that a real police officer would never do. (A constant pet peeve of mine.)

One Example(among many):
A suspect, on a front porch of a house, opens up with an automatic weapon, then runs through the open front door into a dark room. The officers leave their vehicle and run, a least 20ft, across the front yard to take cover behind the wall of the house.

Can we count the ways things could go wrong?
- An accomplice in the house opens fire.
- The suspect, after passing through the door, immediately turns and resumes firing.
- Dry wall, a little insulation and stucco, or siding, are not known for their ability to stop bullets.

One of my favorites are the members of the BAU in Criminal Minds that conduct tactical entries.

 6 
 on: 07/07-08:15 
Started by superpsycho - Last post by superpsycho
My next book it out!


Hi Guys!  Book 14 Admiral's Throne is live on amazon.  At long last the next episode of the Spineward sectors is out!


Here's the link:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TSQJ827/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=admiral%27s+throne&qid=1562376916&s=gateway&sr=8-2


The Deposed King
Got my copy. Looks to be another good read.

 7 
 on: 07/05-21:41 
Started by superpsycho - Last post by The Deposed King
My next book it out!


Hi Guys!  Book 14 Admiral's Throne is live on amazon.  At long last the next episode of the Spineward sectors is out!


Here's the link:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TSQJ827/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=admiral%27s+throne&qid=1562376916&s=gateway&sr=8-2


The Deposed King

 8 
 on: 04/04-23:43 
Started by superpsycho - Last post by superpsycho
I've been getting a little bit of writing in each day. Because the fiction has been so difficult with the drugs they have me on, I've started a technical manuscript titled "The Wealth and Health of Civilizations". I work on it when my brain isn't up to the creative levels needed for the fictional work.

I have been making progress on 'Chance in Cold Space', though its been slow. A lot of technical details I have to double check at times to make sure I have it right. Right now I'm just trying to finish the story, though I am cognizant of the pace and tension that's needed for a decent ending. 

 9 
 on: 04/04-14:31 
Started by Norm - Last post by superpsycho
Though I read primarily scifi, along with a few mysteries now and then, my wife and I watch primarily police procedural series on TV. We enjoy the genre despite the many, many --what I find as-- cringe worthy moments that exist in most episodes. These are scenes in which the actors do things that a real police officer would never do. (A constant pet peeve of mine.)

One Example(among many):
A suspect, on a front porch of a house, opens up with an automatic weapon, then runs through the open front door into a dark room. The officers leave their vehicle and run, a least 20ft, across the front yard to take cover behind the wall of the house.

Can we count the ways things could go wrong?
- An accomplice in the house opens fire.
- The suspect, after passing through the door, immediately turns and resumes firing.
- Dry wall, a little insulation and stucco, or siding, are not known for their ability to stop bullets.






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 on: 03/25-22:28 
Started by Norm - Last post by Sargesatt
Looks like a fine fellow. I suspect he had a good work ethic. My dad died in 1973, a few days before my first child was born. His death was not a surprise, he'd been in the hospital for several days before he passed do to a heart attack. One of many he'd had over the years. He died at age 67, in the hospital of pneumonia. My main regrets about his passing are that he did not get to see my girls and that he died early in the morning, alone.

The thing I find rather astonishing is realizing just how old my daughters are now. I still think of them as my little girls even though one has a grandchild of her own. Time is an elusive and unforgiving bitch. Barely noticed it passes with ease, while the demands and distractions of life have our attention.

So true.

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