Well, it wouldn't be a website without links, so here are mine. There's really only two good reasons to have a links page, given the power and ubiquity of search engines: to say a little something about yourself in terms of the things that you recommend to others, and to highlight the obscure and out-of-the-way (the things you might miss buried in pages of results from a search engine). I indulge both reasons below ...


Online humor, delivered daily or weekly, and without the messy print ink stains.


There are countless blogs, but only a small number of them are really helpful, informative, or funny (yes, there are other reasons to blog, I just don't go there). Here's a link for each category:

Fountain Pens

There are few things quite as satisfying as writing with a quality fountain pen:


Ah, Fantasy ... the literature kind, not the government kind. What really got me hooked on Fantasy was Ballantine Books back in the late '60s. First there was their Tolkien repubishing efforts, followed by the splendid Adult Fantasy Series, which introduced me to many other classic Fantasy writers, including my favorites (Dunsany and Eddison -- well, one Eddison, at least: the exquisite The Worm Ouroboros).

The Rest

Lots of time on your hands? Need something to read? Then while away the time at one of these sites:

(*) It's just an archive site now, but in earlier Web days it was one of the few sites I'd stop by every day.

Last update: 09/04/17 3:28pm. -- ajc