Planet Hopping – Gaspra

Captain’s Journal. Date Taco Tuesday. But frankly, as I travel the stars by myself with no one to judge or love me, I ensure that Taco Tuesday happens at least 6 nights a week.  I’m just finishing up a review of the great wandering asteroid Gaspra. Yes, that’s right dear lovers of the cosmic tale, … Continue reading Planet Hopping – Gaspra


Planet Hopping – Orion Nebula

Captain’s Journal. Date. Friday y’all! Let’s get this party started! I’m really, really interested in finding out where the party is this weekend. A large gathering of people enjoying themselves and celebrating their accomplishments, or forgetting them, from the previous week sounds...well dear chewer of the merry words of this journal, that sounds pretty okay. … Continue reading Planet Hopping – Orion Nebula

Planet Hopping

Captain's journal. Date L33t. Probably. Sometimes, dear listeners, calling the stars home gets downright tiresome. Sure the swirls of faraway galaxies and bright zipping comets provide life-defining scenes, but traveling planet to planet and investigating ancient ruins of lost alien civilizations does become a bit...oh who am I kidding?  This job is the best. I'm … Continue reading Planet Hopping

Micah Henley’s Retirement Party

Champagne bottles popped open, a small band fired up a celebratory tune in the back corner of the room, and in the middle of it all Micah Henley looked around. He took in the sounds of his laughing coworkers happy to be spending an hour or so away from standing desks, the clatter of forks … Continue reading Micah Henley’s Retirement Party

An Interview With Packet

Rebecca Carver: Packet, thank you for joining us.  As you know, I recently sat down with your colleague and fellow Hero Consortium member, Squeak.  You are fairly new to the Consortium.  How is the adjustment to team-based heroics going? Packet: Swell. Carver: [Papers rustling] Are you seeing any differences between the team mode and your solo … Continue reading An Interview With Packet

Unpopular Opinions at the Office

We all know not to talk about certain subjects at work. This is just how we keep the economy running.  However, some people at work are keeping some seriously unpopular opinions inside. Let's take a look at your coworkers. Name: Hawkins Department: Logistics Unpopular opinion: 2% milk all day, all day. Name: Diedre Department: Product … Continue reading Unpopular Opinions at the Office

Meet the Neighbors

The neighborhood summer kick-off party. A dreaded moment for me and many others. Mostly, my neighbors, it seems as the party is conveniently "forgotten" by many around here when that first weekend of May comes around. Here's a fun game I like to play (as opposed to, you know, getting to know the people who … Continue reading Meet the Neighbors