Category Archives: time travel

Facing Forward

Welcome to the 2021 edition of the Back Porch! This also marks the start of my second decade blogging from my metaphorical back porch. Given my first blog only ran for about 3 months and my second for one calendar … Continue reading

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50 Years on a 5-Year Mission

The future came calling 50 years ago today when Star Trek premiered. I was hooked from the start even though I missed a lot of the episodes when they originally aired. See, the weekly show time regularly conflicted with our … Continue reading

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Brutus, Banished Ruler of Dogdom

To be fair, I was the one banished from the Texas Renaissance Festival by the King. Brutus was just one of the reasons. “I don’t like him,” was the official reason given for my expulsion, according to my buddy Cooper, … Continue reading

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Cracking the Crystal Ball: Blade Runner or Jetsons?

It’s Groundhog Day and we have once again seen the future through Punxsutawney Phil’s shadow — 6 more weeks of winter, in case you missed today’s forecast. We’re fascinated by the future, whether for something as simple as weather forecasting or dreaming … Continue reading

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Temporary Time Traveller

Recently, I ended an online profile with “…and temporary time traveller.” It’s true — but hardly qualifies me as unique. We are all temporary. This is our one shared truth. We are temporary and we will all die. We get … Continue reading

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Subject: Time travelers PLEASE HELP!!!!!

I received this curious email: If you are a time traveler or alien disguised as human and or have the technology to travel physically through time I need your help! My life has been severely tampered with and cursed!! I have suffered … Continue reading

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