On Light Rail Congestion and Construction

Attention: If you’re attending Shore Leave this weekend and were planning upon using local transit in and around Baltimore, this blog post may be important to you. Baltimore’s Light Rail system is under construction this week. The Howard Street corridor through downtown is having work done — an old switch removed, overhead wiring replaced, aContinue reading “On Light Rail Congestion and Construction”

On My 2010 Shore Leave Schedule

Shore Leave! It’s the media science-fiction convention held in Hunt Valley, Maryland every mid-July. This year, it falls on the calendar from July 9th through 11th. :spock: This year, barring any unforeseen happenings, I will again be attending the convention as a guest. My schedule for panels looks like: Friday Meet the ProsHunt/Valley Hallway —Continue reading “On My 2010 Shore Leave Schedule”

On Shore Leave Anticipation

Shore Leave is coming up. The second weekend in July — the 9th through the 11th. Guests this year include Edward James Olmos and Katee Sackhoff. If you’re in the Baltimore area in mid-July and you’re looking for a convention, Shore Leave’s worth your time. I bring up Shore Leave because yesterday I received anContinue reading “On Shore Leave Anticipation”

On Shore Leave 2009, The Aftermath

And I am home. And I am massively, monstrously exhausted. So I am going to crash. Torchwood can wait. Given what I’ve heard about Day Five, I am not in the mental or emotional state right now to process that. Wait, that sounds weird. Or possibly even bad. When it’s neither. I’m just exhausted, andContinue reading “On Shore Leave 2009, The Aftermath”

On Shore Leave 2009, Day One

And so it begins, Shore Leave. Shore Leave, of course, is the media SF convention I’ve been attending for a decade now. (Wow, does time ever fly…) Guests this year include Robert Picardo and Ethan Phillips. On the pure coolness factor, Johnathon Schaech of That Thing You Do! is on the guest list; knowing me,Continue reading “On Shore Leave 2009, Day One”

On My Shore Leave 2009 Schedule

The schedule for this weekend’s Shore Leave convention here in Baltimore was released on the con’s website this morning. What do I have on tap? Friday Meet The Pros — Hunt/Valley Foyer, 10pm to WheneverThis is where I get to autograph stuff. I will gladly autograph the April issue of Previews, the one with myContinue reading “On My Shore Leave 2009 Schedule”

On Things Accomplished

I stopped at Big Lots last night. There was no particular reason, I just hadn’t been to Big Lots in a while. Ultimately, I bought a DVD — La Femme Musketeer, which was a made-for-television sequel to The Three Musketeers, centered on the daughter of d’Artagnan. (d’Artagnan is played by Michael York, reprising his roleContinue reading “On Things Accomplished”