"It felt strange for this to be my death, it didn't feel right.  My frustration was that my death didn't fit me.
It was the wrong size, too small, and I refused to wear it."  -
Christopher T. Shields

"We have to protect ourselves from the roar and trample of a bewildered herd."  - Walter Lippman




"Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained." - William Blake






1986 PONTIAC FIREBIRD TRANS AM July 18, 2010 The restoration and ownership of a now extinct breed of classic American high performance grand touring sports coupe.
1991 CHEVROLET CORVETTE Z07 July 18, 2010 One of only 733 ever built, the already potent '91 Z07 is the future home of an even rarer 406cid Lingenfelter built fuel injected small block.
2004 HONDA CBR600RR July 18, 2010 My daily commuter motorcycle of choice; a supersport bike descended from a world class championship winning design with ergonomics that would make a Spartan wince.
AMERICAN ANGST November 27, 2009 Making fun of flag-slathered, trend humping, fashion lemmings and the ridiculous chrome plated, open piped, dildo yachts that  they worship since 1993!
ANGST and SPEED August 3, 2006 I blog therefore I am.
BLACK VAULT August 3, 2006 A collection of original fiction novelettes, award winning short stories, haiku, partial fragments and dark poetry spanning several decades.
DARK THOUGHTS December 23, 2008 An optipessimistic view of life in general ... I look forward to seeing the dumb in people.
DATAPULSE December 27, 2009 Fast and furious 21st century tactical nuclear ground combat in the world of Steve Jackson's OGRE and GEV war games (first produced circa 1977 A.D.).
GRAY MATTER January 18, 2010 A collection of dioramas, models, and other physical media from history, fiction, science fiction and other genres.
THE LAST FLIGHT OF THE "ICARUS"  January 3, 2010 America's first interstellar mission and its remarkable failure.
TALES FROM THE DRIVER'S SEAT September 8, 2007 Real life tales, humor and stories from the street and from my life, submitted for your entertainment.  I've had a very, very interesting life so far.
TERMINATOR : 2029 AD - RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINES November 27, 2009 "The Machines rose from the ashes of the nuclear fire ... "   Continuing James Cameron's epic tale of Man vs. Machine as originally told in his 1984 blockbuster movie "THE TERMINATOR" .
USCM FIELD OPERATIONS GUIDE COMING SOON An extrapolation and exploration of James Cameron's intriguing future American military branch of service as first seen in the 1986 blockbuster movie "ALIENS."
A SLIVER OF CHILDHOOD REMEMBERED   April 10, 2008 A nearly decade long personal quest to track down, learn about, meet the artists of and acquire several vintage pieces of 1970's science fiction pop-culture art.



Sera nimis vita est crastina vive hodie

and if that doesn't work ...

Pendere et illegitimi non carborundum




"I don't ask God for things that I don't need.  God doesn't give me things that I don't want."  - Christopher T. Shields

"Every now and then, you realize, with perfect clarity, that you are just not where you want to be."  -Killraven

"Because it's too late, I'm running on lost desire... like a bullet in the chamber on a one way ride!" -Helix

"Faster!  Faster!  Until the thrill of speed overcomes the fear of Death!"  -Hunter S. Thompson

"Everywhere is within walking distance ... if you have the time."  - Stephen Wright

"The point of living is not to delay death; it is to celebrate life." - Martin Eden

"All culture change is essentially technology driven."  -William Gibson

"Trust in God... but tie your own camel." - Arab proverb



The hardest thing to accomplish in life
is redirecting your own entropy.