“Vital Signs” (special bonus post for 8/8/13!!)

As I was writing my earlier post today about the Ice-Rune, Isa, this old song called “Vital Signs,” by Canadian rock band, Rush, popped into my head.  This was a bit odd, as I haven’t heard that song in a long time, but then again, I did go through a serious Prog Rock phase back in … More “Vital Signs” (special bonus post for 8/8/13!!)

“Happy Octave-Day to You…”

I’m going to a double-birthday party today.  That is, two little girls of my acquaintance — cousins to each other — share the same birthday, and the party today is a combination affair put on to celebrate both. A birthday, as we all know, is that occasion when good old Planet Earth — the orb … More “Happy Octave-Day to You…”