Frankenstein Lives

Is Frankenstein Alive

Many possess this obsequious desire to believe whatever they hear or see on the news.  Usually, it is written to play to your emotions. That is how we writers reel you into our stories.  That is also how the media controls the narrative, in this case, to divide the herd.

The bottom line is, someone is controlling them to create a narrative to divide us, have us at each other’s throats and feed us lies laden with hate, innuendo, and prevarications of the most hideous of kinds.

America is not systemically racist. Don’t believe it.  People from all over the globe want to come here because of who we are.

Yesterday some Catholics were praying by a statue of a saint to protect it from demolition.  Demolition from a government or other church-affiliated organization??? No, it was the hey hey ho ho, these statues got to-go, crowd. The self-appointed fascist, being funded by some billionaire with more money than sense.

There are anarchists among us who are taking advantage of the attack on the police to commit atrocities in the name of social justice.  Three men in their thirties viciously attacked a man in his late sixties or seventies.  Some photographers, instead of protecting the guy, took pictures for their fifteen minutes of fame. 

Someone hade scribbled KKK on the cement.  This gave the allusion that BIM was justified in assault and battery on older people.  Frail white people who can barely stand in a stiff wind.  The guy had a cane to walk.  Really? 

Were the chalk letters KKK really on the cement, or were they placed there by the wizardry of the person who took the photo?  Did BLM write the letters along with other things to curry favor with the media?

Violence is only the answer when it is the last resort (defense), case in point.

A middle-aged couple was sitting in their back yard when they heard a ruckus outside.  The same BLM crowd had smashed through an iron gate and was on private property.  As the man told them they were trespassing, a horde of protestors ‘anarchist’ threatened to kill their dog, and then to murder them, and burn their house down.

With this event, the two produced guns and told them to leave or else.  His wife produced a chrome 25 Cal that a pimp would be embarrassed to carry, but he produced an AR-15.

In this case, the AR-15 did what it was designed to do, look menacing.

While the BLM group had guns and were pointing them at the man and his wife, they wisely decided they would loose, and retreated.  Here is the problem.

The same Anarchist news sources reported it this way.

Two white people held guns on peaceful protestors who were passing by on a public street.  This is proof that white nationalism is alive and well in this country. 

They went on further to suggest that charges were going to be pressed against the homeowners for violating the rights of the innocent protesters.  They violated their 1rst amendment.  Nope, no correction to the story, even after all the facts came out.

Twitter sprang to life on how Fox news had brainwashed more people into brandishing guns on innocent peaceful protestors.

The problem with the narrative is this.  Those two who were defending their property are staunch Democrats.  They are both, in fact, lawyers who take cases from people of color who cannot otherwise afford lawyers. They pride themselves on giving those down trodden a voice. I wonder how much longer they will be registered, Democrats.  I wonder if their mission statement will change?

The interesting thing is, if you google one of these stories, you will see headlines that are 180 degrees from each other. 

When we write novels, we are told to write to our audience.  Journalism is not that way.  Objectivity is their number one priority.  Nope, they are writing to their audience.

How can you justify three younger men assaulting one old white guy?  Read, and you will see, they will make a case that mob violence is not only justified but necessary, to send a message to all the hateful white folks who oppress black people, even to this day!  How dare you be white with your white privilege? You should apologize and kiss my foot for daring to be white.

Never mind that millions of whites voted for Obama. 

I wonder how they think they are going to ingratiate themselves with the world when the media shows the burning buildings and the dead people, both black and white, perpetrated by the rioters.  It is interesting how the narrative changes with the news channel.

I believe that CNN and MSNBC could make the case that we just misunderstood Jeffrey Dahmer. 

This satire is a little dark…fyi  …

Jeffrey was, in fact, an advocate for saving the world from overpopulation of graveyards, by eating people, thus recycling them.  ‘Everyone knows’ that greenhouse gases come from graveyards.  Dead people make up (some bullshit number) percent of the greenhouse gases which as you know will stop the earth from spinning unless we eat dead people.  An overwhelming number of highly paid scientists have told us in order to save the planet we must start eating our dead.  We simply cannot burn them as that too adds to the gasses that kill polar bears. 

Mr Dahmer was ahead of his time.  The national association of Green House Gasses will be commemorating a statue in his honor by the prison where he was murdered by a religious zealot.

His murderer came from a family of morticians and were afraid that Jeffrey was on to something.  In order to hide the truth that what he was pushing would destroy their business, they sent in a man to silence him.  Jeffrey did not hang himself.  We have no proof of that but, those that knew him said he was a happy guy, full of live and was ready to demonstrate some new recipes after the next prison uprising.

Then they further could paint the funeral business as a bad thing, and how corrupt it is.  They could actually build a case that eating your relatives honors them, much like the cavemen did. Can’t you see George Stephanopolis doing under cover reporting on the real cost of a funeral, and how they take advantage of the grieving?

***

Journalism in this country is dead, as dead as Mr. Dahmer.

They have no shame and zero morality. Maybe they could find some of their contributors to come up with recipe books on how to cook humans.  Anderson could carry it as a special on the weekends. 

See, that is what happens to writers, they get carried away. 

If there is another civil war in this country, it will not be the north against the south or west against the east, it will be the haves, and the have nots.  Once these anarchist erase history, they will come for the haves.  Before this happens they will come after your guns.  They cannot have you violating the rights of the anarchist after all.  If they take your guns you should order some bricks, rocks and glass bottles and gasoline, and rags.  You see how well that works against your kids driving tanks to quell the uprising in different countries, right?

History is replete with examples.  Those who ignore history or don’t think it is important, will also ignore Venezuela, Brazil and a host of other countries as they vote for socialism. 

Take the Soma, it is good for you….PFFFT

Wouldn’t it suck if we had to get Putin to come rescue the US from Antifa or worse, Shiff and Shumer?

Too bad we cannot find the funders of these groups and toss them in jail.  They are Frankenstein, and the rioters are their monsters.

The media is setting the stage for one hell of an event, which they will happily report on as either a peaceful protest which accidently set cars and houses and other buildings on fire, or White Nazis assaulting innocent church-going victims who were having tea parties with disabled children from the school for the deaf and blind.  Pick your reality.  VOX or FOX.

Why wait, write the stories now so you can get the scoop when it finally happens.  Facts certainly don’t matter, since it is all fiction anyway.

They hate our current president so much they don’t care if what they are creating destroys the country.  When their guests call the silent majority loathsome and stupid, or the New York Times calls them Crude, it promotes animus on the left and it might cause some of the silent majority to question themselves?    Is the orange man that bad?  Do you really want to destroy the entire country to get the orange man out of office? We know the answer.   The real question is, is the left so brain washed that they can get behind a man who most probably wears Depends and most certainly has trouble forming coherent thoughts?  Is that the best they can do? They should have promoted Tulsi Gabbert.

Care to guess why they didn’t?  Yep, she would not be controlled like a puppet.  Biden is perfect as he is an empty vessel. They just need to tie ropes to his hands and feet and put tape over his mouth, it will be fine.

People go to Washington to sell their souls to the highest bidder. Why in the hell do you think a person will spend 19 million dollars of his or her own money to run for office, which pays $150K a year?

I ask a friend that the other day and she said…’ they are patriotic,’  

Hold your hand up if you believe that one.

Big business buys these people to get what they want.  The orange man is disrupting their cash flow, and that includes the cartels.  It is no wonder why the media is fake.  When you incorporate wealth with power, the aphrodisiac is overwhelming.

Every time Trump donates his pay check it sends a powerful message to the corrupt, he is not for sale.  Folks, the richest counties in the country are all around DC.  What does that tell you about the power brokers in this country?

We were in endless wars to award contracts to different military needs to fight the enemy.

The enemy, our enemy, is in the swamp.  #termlimits

The anarchists are poking the bear, and the bear is the silent majority who have about had it.  If DC does not pull its head out of its collective ass, the majority will have no option but to ‘fix the problem.’

I would start by voting them all out, every stinking one of them. They obviously are cowards and value the election results more than the safety and wellbeing of the American people.   

What if all this dissentions is staged to force their hands, to turn the election in the favor of puppets and Pelosi?  Could all this noise about turning DC in to a state be to force the GOP to stand up for something?

I wrote a book a while ago called Presidential Assassins.  I think I might be ready to write a sequel.  If you watch the news, which I try not to, you can’t make this up.

As the death toll from the virus goes over half a million worldwide, one has to wonder if this is a distraction, to take attention off China.  Are they funding Antifa?  Is the bedlam in our streets a proxy war from China?

Hang in there people; I have a feeling that good things are around the corner.  

Azlan is on the move.

Much Love -TW

Why Write?

Skinny Dipping on an Alien world was probably not their best idea.

Greetings to you fellow bloggers, readers, writers and friends.

There are days I feel like that ‘primal scream’ is going to come out when I least expect it.  If you know anything about the Myers Briggs model, I am what they call an INFJ  … I need people like fish need water.  I am a social creature.

While the business has slowed way down, I have used my time wisely.  I make a point to spend at least fifteen minutes a day in the sunshine.  I talk with friends and family on the phone and now video chat so you can see another face.  I stopped watching most of the news as most of it is just ‘el Toro de caca.’ {shit of the bull}. 

In the US, where I am currently, the media used to have value.  We would read the paper because it provided something of value.  I stopped taking it because most of the stories are creations of a biased journalist (using that word loosely) spun, not to report the news, but to make it.

In some countries, the news is so flagrantly created by a fiction writer, that it might as well start with ‘once upon a time.’  That is why you can discard it; it has no value.

I can say with almost certainty that all of you who read this have more in common than not.  If we were all in one room, we would agree with each other on almost everything.  Using a Venn diagram, if we put all of our wants and needs in different circles and allowed the ones in common to overlap, we would learn no matter your race, religion, gender, or country of origin, we would have more in common than not.  They, the purveyors of politics and power, create strife, hate, and racial tension to keep us divided, so they can control us using our emotions.  It is merely social engineering to control the herds.

Why control us? Power and greed. If you are convinced to vote for the devil, they will spend a fortune to get your vote so they can then be bought or sell their vote to big business like insurance companies, big pharma or other chemical companies. They make the laws that you must follow and they control what a business can and cannot do.

If the business wants to make more money they simply buy off someone on the committee. That is why someone will spend 19 million dollars of their own money for a job that pays $150K a year.

You would do best to ignore the news, turn it off and don’t read or watch it.  If a station like CNN has to pay every airport in the world to only have their station on, you know that is absolute brainwashing.

They are bought and paid for as well. The rich and powerful control what you read, hear and see. Even social media is bought and paid for, censoring your tweets, post on Facebook and alike.

The only thing missing in this day and age is Soma.  Yes, the blue pill that makes you a mental midget.  Oh, but wait, there is more. 

If you elect the most corrupt among the candidates, they will legalize pot, which will do what??? C’mon think.  SOMA….  Kill some more brain cells so you will be compliant. Yes they are screwing you but you wont care… Isn’t that nice?

Yes, there is a fringe element in all societies that would not fit into your Venn diagram at all.  Those are the ones that need to grow as a human and stop with the ‘poor me’ mentality. They hang on to wounds from hundreds of years ago because it relieves them of the responsibility to grow up.

Why do we write?

Let’s change that to why do people read what we write?  We provide something of value to them.  Whether it is an academic paper or a novel about wizardry, there is something of value in it for them, a reward for the reader.

As fiction writers, we make promises.  We then must keep them.  We mention a wand or perhaps a villain in an early part of the novel, and then we must do something with it.  That is the payoff.  We reward our readers and encourage them to keep reading.

I think one of the best compliments I ever received is an e-mail I got from someone reading Saga of the Starduster.

They were upset because they started reading it before bedtime on a Sunday night.  They had to turn the next page and the next.  Before they were aware of it, the time had passed by while they were in my world.  They ended up sleeping in on Monday after calling in sick… LOL 

They were rewarded to the point of shooting themselves in the foot, but, it was a compliment to me, your humble author.

If you are like me, locked down… not up… but sheltering in place, take time for yourself.  Learn yoga, find a park with few folks in it, and walk.  Use the time to talk with relatives and friends who are also ‘flattening the curve.’

Speaking of the curve, the outbreak two weeks to the day of the riots is not from opening up the country.  The media is lying to you once again to protect their inept, feckless, fiction writing, journalist.  The spread of the virus through the mobs is why we are experiencing this.  You will notice that even the news makes it seem more general like, the outbreak in Georgia instead of Atlanta specific, which is where the riots were.  Technically correct, it is Yellow Journalism.

Ok, I am off to do what I do, which will take all of about an hour and then I will be back to creating my latest novel. 

The story is about a witch coming into her own.  All the things that happen to her as she grows into her powers.

To keep this novel from being too ‘tropey’, my writing has to be ever so much cleverer than in the past.   Stay tuned for more on release dates.  Follow @authortwscott and, of course, follow me here on WordPress. 

Thanks as always, and have a blessed day.

Much Love -TW

XM Radio Is it worth it?

We are sorry for the longer than expected hold time.  All of our operators are busy, but your call will be answered in the order it was received.

There was a time when HP had the worst customer service.  I am beginning to think XM has surpassed them.  Over a year ago, I noticed that I was driving very little.  My insurance is a total waste of money as the car sits there unless I go pick up groceries, and by pick up, they bring them to my vehicle pre-ordered.

With COVID, I have used less than 8 gallons since New Year’s Eve.

Satellite Radio was my way of keeping up with the news from one of the major stations. 

Last April 2019 (before COVID) I called to cancel, and of course, I went through the usual song and dance, and then they put you with a ‘retention specialist.’

Here is this great deal, blah blah blah.  Instead of $438 a year, you can have it for $99 for each radio plus fees, taxes, and other charges that are non-specified.  ‘A recording artist fee..?’

I acquiesced.  Going through my statement later, I found out that they charged me the full amount anyway.  Pfft…Next year I cancel.

The time of year comes amid COVID.  Nope, call and get put on hold for much too long, so I write them a letter.  That was weeks ago.

Today I get another bill in the mail for $438 plus late charges.  Umm, no, I wrote you a letter asking you to cancel the services.  The agent cannot deal with that; she can only cancel the service after the song and dance about the special price and pausing my subscription until July.  Hello, it is June.  WTF?

What part of ‘the car is not going anywhere?’ does she not get?

I am assuming they are going to send me some bill for services not used even after I sent them a letter to terminate my service.  Do I fight it?  Do I pay them and talk about how crappy they are on every blog I can find? 

Here is the deal…There are too many streaming services out there, which my car stereo can incorporate through the cell phone.  From Iheart radio, Amazon Prime, and Pandora.  I am sure there are others, not to mention iTunes and how about the regular broadcast.  Why XM?  Why pay some exorbitant price for a service that gives you non-commercial commercials?  What is this fee for the recording artist?  Do they see any money from that collected bit of extortion?  

I would be willing to pay a nominal fee for such a service but, when it is this damned hard to kill it, why go through the grief?

Your mileage might vary, but I think my cable company is going to be my next one to scrutinize.  There are more options to TV than you might imagine.

Stay tuned for more details.

Much Love -TW

A sliver of Sunshine

Does God know what is going on?

Hello Dear friends, followers, and fellow authors.

You might have noticed that I have not posted in a while.  It is not for lack of writing or trying; it is a lack of the right message.  

Each and every post was a condemnation of world leaders, politicians, self-appointed demigods shaming the rest of the world, and then the minions, using violence (terrorism) to make their mark on the world. 

Anger was and still is the underlying issue, not with them, with me.

I cannot change them.  I can only point the way. I am talking about the rioters and looters, and Anarchist.

They choose to be ignorant, showing the world that they are more comfortable as knuckle-dragging Neanderthals than thinking people or part of the race known as ‘humankind.’ They reject their gifts from God to do the Devil’s bidding.

Those animals drag the rest of us down by serving up this vile soup that they create with their misdeeds.  We come to the table and partake of it, usurping their anger and poison, affecting our families and us. 

Politics is all about pointing out what is wrong in the world and then pointing the finger at who did it to us.  The current political operatives could not stomach that unemployment for every group was at the lowest in recorded history, so they went about destroying it.  The economy of this country was the best it has ever been, so they killed it too.  Then they pointed the finger at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, telling you it was his fault.  They even took it one step further.  A noted New York Times opinion writer said that people who support this president are ‘crude.’ 

That was not enough.  They take the misdeeds of a cop arresting a person of color, who is high on meth at the time and try to blame that on the current president as well.  They even call him a coward when those that handle him take him to the bunker while they quell the crowd outside.  That is the job of the secret service.  Had they not taken him to the bunker, it would have been a dereliction of their duty not just to the president but to you the American People.

Who in his administration leaked that to the press?

The media is not only an accomplice but the ringleader, now asking you to pay the legal fees for their minions. 

Reject those requests.  Don’t give them a nickel.  We should not encourage bad behavior, and that goes for the media, the elected folks, and yes, the cops too.

Immaturity is not an excuse for burning down the country, killing and causing the death of many, by blocking emergency vehicles from getting to a fire that you started.  Innocent children were burned alive by their actions.  The compliant media, of course, barely mentions it.  Had I not heard it on a scanner app, I might never have known about it.

Yes, George Floyd had a lengthy criminal history, including pointing a gun at a pregnant woman’s belly while robbing her, looking for drugs.  He was high on drugs at the time of his arrest.  That will come out well after the dust settles, and the lives of countless people are ruined.  No, he did not deserve to die on the streets, and yes, the cops went too far.  George fell victim to the drugs, as countless others have done before him, and will after him. He made some poor choices.

All I am saying is the country does not have all the facts.  They have been cherry-picked to insight the mob. The media is so corrupt; it is inconceivable that they have not been torched by the righteous.  Not calling for it, merely stating a fact. They are the enemy.

Instead of disbanding the police, just possibly, we should dismantle the media.  When they are no longer fair and balanced, they become an enemy of the people.  We should seek out those demigods and de-thrown them.  Third world countries have demigods, not the USA.  People from all over the globe strive to come here because their countries have fallen to them. 

When Stalin said the sharpest weapon in his arsenal was the printed word, he was right.

If you think our cops are corrupt, check out some other countries.  The Unions are probably the reason that corrupt cops have not been put behind bars before this.

The media is not your friend, look for the evidence of what is going on, check the facts with actual numbers, and not hired guns who peddle lies for a living.  Smooth-talking sycophants, kissing up to the demigods while screwing you in the process.

Hate is a poison that you take in the hope it will affect someone else.  Stop taking the poison.

I don’t believe in vigilante justice.  The mob is usually always wrong, ask Jesus.

I think for myself, I don’t need nihilistic narcissists to guide my life on this earth or keep me from shining a light on those who seek to destroy it.   

After these many months of abnormal, I am seeking a new normal.  I lift all this to the real God, meditate, spend time in nature away from everyone, and I don’t have the TV on at all. 

At the very end of Poltergeist the movie, you might remember the family has left the house and has moved into a motel on the second floor.  The very last thing we see is the TV coming through the door, left in the walkway next to the rail and in the misty rain.

I love the symbolism of the Evil coming into their lives through the TV.  It is true, how many of your friends have said something like, “I don’t know how I would have survived this without the TV?”

I am not suggesting you take your 110-inch flat screen and toss it out. I am suggesting that just possibly cutting the cable, the dish or whatever, might be a movement that we could start.  Sending a message to the demigods at Comcast, Time Warner, and the Rest, we made you, and we can disassemble you.

Were you aware that CNN pays every airport in the world to only have their channel on all of the TV’s in the terminals? Every flying customer sits hours waiting on a flight, being fed poison.

The elite gated community folks in California who are so out of touch with you and me, tweet their venom as if they too were gods, expecting you to fall in line like nice little sheeple.

Can you live without streaming TV?  Can you imagine your life without screens?  I think we need a twelve-step program to de-program the masses. We are addicted to smart stuff, which is the antithesis of smart.

When we used to go out to eat, you might notice that many families would be sitting in excellent restaurants, and most of them were glued to their phones.  Perhaps this virus has called some attention to this.  Maybe we are more addicted to screens telling us what to think and how to act. 

Burning down people’s business is good, and fighting against those that loot you is racists. If you object to people coming into your house and killing you or your family and taking your stuff, you are a racist.  By the way, give us some money so we can get our minions out of jail! Oh, and let’s get rid of all the prisons, they are racist.

How brainwashed must you be to stomach that crap?

Twitter, there is another one just possibly you might remove yourself from.  The streams of hate on Twitter are incredible.  Instead of Twitter and Facebook and YouTube telling you what to believe, how about you pick up a good book, and set down those things that piss you off.

There are now activists who are suggesting that you go through your library and remove individual books and burn them or delete them from your e-collections.  WTF?

Opinions are fine.  They are not fact.  Rose McGowan or Bette Midler can speak with their other gated community activist and tweet out their vitriol and then order their slaves to bring them some wine, or perhaps some $16 dollar a pint designer ice cream and huff as they complain about the taste of the designer ice cream is just not as good as it once was, while you and I struggle to put milk on the table for our kids, while standing in lines six feet apart with our masks on, hoping we can buy toilette paper.

Those demigods don’t have a clue.  They are the ‘let them eat cake folks.’ Many of you follow them on twitter as if they are your friend.  You feel like you know them.  Trust me, the higher they climb, the less attached to reality they are.  I am afraid that also goes for the 30-year-old Taylor Swift, who is worth over 400 million dollars.  Do you think she worries about milk or toilette paper? Do you genuinely believe that she has anything in common with you or me?

They will cry out to defund the police while hiring many of them as their personal bodyguards.

I used to be skeptical of organized religion. I still am.  When I see mega-churches, I won’t set foot in them because it becomes more about the Narcissist behind the podium, wearing the robe. 

When they own 13 million dollar aircraft to ‘spread the good news.’  I take issue with that.  They are just another demigod at that point, and have nothing in common with you or I.

Before COVID, I was in Tennessee. The park I was touring had historical places of interest, which I like for many reasons.  One of the sites of interest was an old church. 

I was alone as few stopped to see an old wooden church in the woods.  Kids had scribbled graffiti here and there, and the old bible left on the podium had pages missing.

I stood there behind the podium and, for a minute, was transported back in time.  The church was full of people, people of color.  They were as real as anything. 

Women were dressed in their Sunday best, and children were squirming on the wooden pews.  Flies were buzzing around, streaking through the shafts of sunlight, entering through the open windows. An older man was snoring in the back, as his wife tried to pretend she did not notice him.  The choir rang out with ‘I need the every hour.’

The old organ played as if it were new, and I heard every word.  I had to make a point to come home and look up that hymn, as churches today usually don’t sing the old stuff.

For a minute, I was comforted in a blanket of love.  The ghosts of years ago were there.  I was reminded that this is not it.  This ‘stuff’ that poisons us is not it.  Those horrible electronic portals into hell have channel selectors, choose wisely. Job had to choose, and that story is there for a purpose.

As the music stopped, the organ, organist and the choir vanished.  The echoes of the music, and the people singing stopped ringing as those in the pews before me disappeared as well.  The sounds of creaking pews, and floor boards and even the scents of perfume all vaporized. 

The church was once again the shell of a building, with dust particles, sparkling like small diamonds in the streaks of light through the windows. Just outside was a cemetery and I suspect the home of those ghosts.  I hope to meet them again someday, and repay their kindness.

You don’t need to find that old wooden church to be in the moment.  Go outside and still your mind.  There is a sliver of sunlight waiting for you to open your eyes and seek it out.  Even those knuckle-draggers, are children of God, they just need to grow up. That includes those that are leading us down the road to hell.  They are here to provide a contrast for you.  Without the dark, how would you recognize the light? What will you choose?

God turns good from Evil, the message is there, and you just have to seek it out and be willing to accept the truth.

Much love -TW

Stay Safe

Watching the news, I worry for you.

Listening to the radio, I pray for you.

I have been where you are at, I know what you are feeling.

Many of you are being used.

Heaven protect you through these times, as evil creeps across the land.

Darkness will take over the souls of many who think, Hate is something other than a poison you ingest, to affect your brother.

Some of you will pass a threshold that coming back from might be impossible.

Think before you act, before you speak, and before you raise a hand against your brother or sister. The Devil is lying to you, and laughing at your actions.

Don’t let the actions of one bad apple destroy your soul. The Devil wins if you do.

Much Love -TW

Flash Point

The video made me sick. What the hell is wrong with a cop that will do that?

 

Researching facts for a novel I am working on, WWI was the topic.  Back in school many years ago, I remember having to memorize facts about the different wars.

The history of 2020 thus far could not have been dreamt up.  As a writer, I don’t think I could come up with all of the ‘sparks’ that we have around us.  The kindling is ready and at flashpoint.

In just the last few months, weeks really, a virus either created in or let loose from, a lab in China has been more deadly than many wars throughout history.  The lasting effects of this .001um size bomb will change the world forever.

Tyrants with delusions of grandeur are now pretending they know what is best for their people, citing science as the reasoning.  If you understand science, as I happen to, you would realize that science is not even on the table.  It is about power.

We see this egocentric behavior in all walks of life.  Unfortunately, we see it not only in our government but in our police force.  The execution that we all watched on TV triggered my emotions.  I was sickened by what I saw.  We don’t know the facts; we only know what we saw.

In time the ‘system’ will prevail as that cop is not a politician, and more than likely has no one in power to run cover for him, unlike those ‘servants’ in DC and other government agencies who sit in their ivory towers.

There is a real danger in dealing with the mental health of a society when you enforce draconian measures like the Communistic regime in China.  One of the ways we punish prisoners is by locking them in a cell.  Many become suicidal.

We don’t have the facts on COVID 19.  We know that decisions were made on very flawed models, and we have a press that is doing everything in its power to stoke the flames of racial hatred while peddling a narrative written by the government of China.

Social media is equally infected with political biases, with many self-appointed propaganda czars peddling a false narrative, again doing the bidding of our friends in China.

The incident in Minnesota is not a racial issue.  When I saw the tape, I, as a white person, wanted to pick up a sign ‘Black Lives Matter’ and walk with them.    Again we don’t know all the facts.  We know that once a perp is handcuffed, the fight is over, you put them in the car and bring them to a holding facility where their case is adjudicated in a fair system.  That clearly did not happen.

Three groups of people are on the streets of Minneapolis tonight.

You have protestors who are making the point known that everyone deserves equal application of the law.

You have those who are opportunists who are looting businesses because the police are busy dealing with the third group, professional agitators who are creating anarchy.

You can watch the news, and you can easily identify who is who.  Burning buildings, cars, and what have you while taking their pictures flashing gang signs are those who don’t care about civil rights, the aggrieved, or your feelings.  They are there to promote anarchy and to be seen by other gang members.

There is a fourth group I didn’t mention.  They are those trying to reign in the most egregious perpetrators. They need to do so without increasing tensions.

 

The cop that killed him needs to answer for his actions.  Those cops that stood around and watched need to be held accountable for their inactions.  Those people who sat there for six or eight minutes filming it need to be held to account as well. Why didn’t you call 911 or ask the cops standing around to help him?

We don’t know all the facts, but we do know that those who have been in lockdown that came out for this ‘riot’ most probably had a lot of pent up anxiety, and this action by the police force was the spark.

Whose cars did you burn up?

Whose business did you destroy?

Whose houses are you breaking in to and shooting through their walls?

Why are you terrorizing your own neighbors?”

What you are calling for is mob justice and my friends that went away with the law of the six gun.  Unless you want that back, I would think hard on your next actions.   The spark you strike might start a war that you cannot win.

I would also like to call out CNN and MSNBC for their horrendous activity.   They are not journalists; they are propagandist sewing the seeds of hate, fanning the flames of anarchy by spewing poison.

They must hate this country, or they are being paid to act irresponsibly.  Peace and calm are what we need.  Destroying the town by using race-baiters like Al Sharpton is cheap, loathsome, and stupid.  People will get hurt, they could be killed, and CNN and those like them will then blame someone else.

If your emotions are triggered, you are being manipulated.   It is that simple.

 

Stay safe, stay away from the area if you are there, and remember that hate is a poison that you take in hopes it will affect someone else.

Those riotors were hardly social distancing, and the virus is real.   How many will get sick, and how many more will die because they were stirred up by the media?

A protest is peaceful, burning buildings, looting, and injuring people are criminal activities no matter what sparked it.

-Best

 

COVID -19.  My take on the mask and what I am doing to stay safe.

Greetings to you, my usual followers; and thanks for being there.  For you who just hit that magic follow button, I am grateful.

Tonight I want to dispel the myths of the mask.

What is a mask going to do for you, regarding Covid-19?

  • Peace of mind
  • Blunt the distance your water droplets travel away from you.

Notice I did not say the virus, I said water droplets which might contain the virus.

 

Shocked?

Here is the reason; The Science is,  The virus is  .005 um in size.  You can only see it with an electron microscope.

Your surgical mask blocks contaminate as small as .1um. In case you’re math-challenged, the pores in your mask look like wide-open doors to the virus. .005um is orders of magnitude smaller than .1um.

You can test if the mask is working, or if you have it on correctly by the following.  Spray some Isoamyl acetate close to the person with the mask.  If they smell bananas, it is a failure.

You don’t have that, use this.  Smoke is .04 to 4 Um  Light a match.

No matches, Perfume, another ‘ester’ not unlike Isoamyl acetate is .3 um.  Can you smell it?  It is a fail.

As you can tell from the ‘science,’ you need some serious PPE to protect yourself.  Surgical and N95 mask both block a percentage of particles to  0.1um.  They have several layers that would have the virus weaving in and around the fibers, unlike a bandana.

The face shield, along with the N95 mask, properly worn, will protect most, from picking up the virus.  Those that know better don’t tell you this, because they need the ‘good ppe” to be available to the medical professionals.  Most civilians would probably not wear the mask properly anyway, and if there are any air gaps, it is a waste of a mask.

Another thing about these respirators, the N95, is you need to be medically fit to wear one of these things.  They restrict the flow of oxygen (air), so breathing can be a bit of a challenge.

There is a dark side to this whole thing, which I am not sure about.  It is this. Let’s say you are asymptomatic, and you are positive.  Instead of shedding this virus through respiration, you are re-inhaling it.  As the virus multiplies, which it does like rabbits, you are adding more of the virus into your system.  For all of the press briefings and all the hysteria, I cannot believe why the good folks that are paid to keep us safe, have not told us these things.

Let me tell you what I am doing.  Firstly, I am getting outside as much as possible.  I have worked in the garden, spent time in the pool, and walked the neighborhood.  I have even spent some time laying in the sun, although no more than about ten minutes a side and not during the hottest parts of the day.  Well before noon, or after five…

Here is something else I am doing, and I wish I had stock in the company.  I have ozone generators.  Why, and what do they do?

Ozone is well known to inactivate viruses that are on surfaces.  I spend a lot of time in my office.  When I leave it in the evening, I turn on the generator and let it run.  By morning that half of the house has been flooded with ozone.  Any virus or bacteria is most assuredly worse for wear.  Now, I could take that one step further and put it in the bedroom during the day, which I have done on occasion.

You can run these things in bathrooms or other areas like the kitchen at night.

Your mileage may vary, and ozone is an irritant. Don’t run it when you are in the room with it.  Ozone can and will most of the time cause mild irritation to your sinuses. Don’t be in the same place with it, and air out the room you have sanitized before you occupy it.  I have no idea if breathing ozone would have any effect on the virus in your body.  I would think the irritating effects of the ozone, would just add to your misery.  Since the virus would be in a damp warm area I seriously doubt it would have any effect, other than to make you more miserable.

I am just telling you what I am doing to minimize my risk of exposure. Don’t come after me if you follow what I am doing and get sick.  That is your disclaimer.  My blogs are for entertainment only…LOL  Yes, there are litigious people out there that would go after the tooth fairy if they knew an activist judge who got cheated as a kid.

Ozone generators are available on Amazon.  They have been sold for eons through different manufactures of expensive air filters.  I used to have one of those fancy air filters.  The fan motor went out, and I could not find a replacement.

I have a theory about this whole thing, which I will also share.  See what you think.  This virus is a very hyped-up version of the coronavirus, which exists in many forms.  This one is more contagious than the others, and like the flu, there are different strains.  Some strains tend not to be so severe,  and some appear to be doing other damage than just to the respiratory system. ‘your lungs.’ It is a single strand of RNA, which, if I remember my biology, makes it less stable.

I have doubts that they will create a vaccine for it, certainly not by this fall.  We ‘the human race’ have become where we are by taking risks.  When you get in your car, crawl in the shower, or even eat your dinner, you are taking risks.  4000 Americans die each year from choking on their food.

I think sooner or later everyone will be exposed to it, and will either get very sick and die, or they won’t.  The older you are or, the more comorbidities that you have, change your odds as to how you will fair.  Weigh your risks versus living your life.

I am not advocating throw all caution to the wind, but what I am saying is this, If you have to work to support your family, you might have to make some tough choices.

I realize that is a sobering thought, and I hate to leave you with that note.  We can watch the southern hemisphere and see how they do through their fall and winter.  We can hope that greed motivates companies to create a vaccine or, at the very least, therapeutics that decrease your odds of needing a ventilator.

Yes, I meant greed.  There are very few companies that are so altruistic that they are only motivated by the selfless act of spending millions on saving millions of people.  Big Pharma does not work that way.

I am also convinced without capitalism (greed) we would still be living in caves.

Wash your hands, social distance, and use common sense.

If you like what I have written, hit that follow button and tell me hello. Many of you have over the years, and I feel like I know some of you through your blogs.

Till Next Time…

Much love, Stay Safe…-TW

World Building 101

Using more than vision is a must!

I am taking a break from the world of the virus to talk about our world.  No, not the one with the virus, the one that we have in our minds.

I critique a fair amount of writing for peers, friends, and yes, even some family members.  A CP or critique partner is a two-way street and is invaluable to a writer.

One of the things I see most often is a flat world.  What do I mean by that?

I think examples go far beyond talking about them, much like showing instead of telling.  I am going to world build for you.  The first example is flat….

David followed the carnage throughout his realm. It was easy to tell where they had been by the sacked villages in their wake.  From the burned out buildings to toppled statues, whoever was doing this had complete disdain for the locals.

In this paragraph, we are introduced to David.  Who he is or his relevance to the story is anyone’s guess.  We can assume he is after the people doing this to the locals, but again we don’t know.  I do give you a clue to the hate by the toppled statues.  Burning their villages is one thing, but toppling statues shows us that there was more than purpose to the destruction.

Ok, let’s try again; this time, let’s show a little bit more.

Sir David left the castle in response to news from his realm.  Invaders had moved in from the West, showing total contempt for him, his kingdom, and his kind.

The scents of the pines were quickly replaced by the acrid stench of burnt wood, animals, and people alike.  The skies turned dark, the closer he came to the first village.  Once the pride of his kingdom, not one structure was left.  Even the sculpture, honoring his mother the Queen, lay in ruins with the head, smashed into a fine powder.  Charred remains of his people smoldered in piles of ashes of what used to be their homes.  Viewing the ruins through angry prisms of tears, he pressed on.

You will notice that both paragraphs relay the same information about the scene.  Except now in the second one, we learn who David is, who that statue was of, why it was so meaningful, and we learn more of the hate of David’s mother.  We still don’t know who the enemy is or why they hate his mother, but, we would turn the page to find out.

When world-building, you are a god.  This is your world.  You have the divine power to create as you see fit and destroy as you will.  If you want readers to be interested in your writings, remember to use as many of the senses as you can.

In painting, if you look carefully, you will see that white is not white.  If I am painting a lady in a white blouse or dress, you will find multiple colors in the fabric.  If it is a warm shadow, there will be warm colors, and conversely, a cold shadow will have more violets blues and so on.  Not only will there be many different colors but many different values.

When I write, I try to grab the reader by the …yes that.  I want to draw the reader in so they can smell the burnt flesh, or perhaps the aroma of the rose.

Much like the art, I paint my paintings and scenes with the same passion, and that means I use composition.  In a painting, I seek to draw the eye of the beholder in toward the center and have their eyes go more or less in circles as they see all that is.  How do we do that with our words?

We paint with our words.  All of the values and colors must be represented by our words.

Here is a trick that you might wish to use.  In your mind, when you are writing, you have an idea of what the scene looks like.  Many, even some of the great authors, do not do this justice.  Here is the trick.  By the way, if you want more of these hints, tips or tricks, hit that follow button.

The trick is to go out on Pixabay or just google a scene like you are trying to write and post it where you can see it.  Now, as you world build, paint that scene with words. Don’t forget the temperature, time of day, and for God’s sake, add smell or scent or odor in the painting.

One of the most powerful senses we have is the power of smell.  Unlike a painting, with my words, I can incorporate smell.  The sense of smell is one hell of a kick in the memory department.  If I mention the scent of toll house cookies in the oven, the odds are good you will dredge up some memory, hopefully, a happy one involving toll house cookies.  You might even remember eating the raw dough when your mother told you no.

If I mention biting into a lemon with the bittersweet taste, your saliva glands will more than likely respond, just by the mere mention of it.

When we write erotica or racy things, yes, in both men and women, things respond not only anatomically, but in your brain, chemicals are released.  That is what we are going for in our art, whether it be words or oils.

When you world-build or tell your stories, trigger those reactions that you want in your reader, so they become part of the story.  We wish to have them feel empathy toward your David.  Have them ride along with him experiencing all the disgust and scorn that he does.    Just maybe your David is riding on a dragon.  Maybe your David can shoot fire from his fingertips.  It is your world.  You are the God of your universe.

One last bit of advice I would leave you with during this blog entry is this.

Enjoy what you are doing.  Live in this world that you are creating.  Feel the cold air on your cheeks as you take flight on your magical beast.  See the forest below you, and notice the smoke in the distance.  Plan your strategy for taking on the vermin that dare to come into your realm.

Yes, I just made all this stuff up in about ten minutes or so.  I write about one novel every three months, give or take, and that includes holding down a full-time job.

Currently, I am 36K words into my newest novel, which is about a young lady who discovers through a vision that not only is she blessed with magical powers, but she is about to be forced into a confrontation with a government skunkworks program.  It would seem that the government is using genetically modified food to promote a unique genetic change in the minds of children to encourage telekinesis. They are unaware that what they are doing will turn an army of people lose on the world with powers the likes of which they have never imagined.  Bethany, my main character, is a witch that will soon be pressed in to service against a human-made evil.

The audience for this novel is the Harry Potter, Sabrina The Teenage Witch, and the Spirited Away crowd, with a bit of Stranger Things added for spice.    I think the book will be about 80K words give or take, with options for more if the story takes off.

Follow me here for updates, as I work every day on this novel.  Unlike my other thirty-odd books on Amazon and Smashwords; I am going to attempt the Query process once again.  I will not make a job out of it, however.  Each letter takes no less than four hours, and that is at least a chapter in a new novel for me.  If, by chance, you are in this industry, and like the concept, save me the query process for a leg up on representing this novel.

Much love to you, my faithful followers.  BTW, I have taken the time to visit many of your blogs, I have commented on a few of them.  Hang in there world; things will get better.  –TW

 

 

 

 

Breaking News!

Now is the time to think outside the box.

Ok, I am interrupting writing on my latest novel for a reason.  Do you ever learn something disturbing, and it sits in the back of your mind?  I do this consistently.  I will often awaken at three in the morning with a solution to whatever I learned that was troublesome.

Here is the problem.

Farmers are dumping tons of milk, destroying food, and might have to kill and destroy livestock as the supply chain is broken, due to the virus.  Give that some thought for a minute.

I am sure that some of them have found creative ways to gift some of that food, but I have an idea.

Why in the world don’t we use the National Guard to fill in where the supply chain is broken?

Tax dollars subsidize the farmers. Why not bring those food stuffs to the inner cities where non-working people could use them to feed the homeless?

With over 30 million unemployed people in this country, we need a little leadership from Washington.

If you agree with me, share this.

Let’s see if we can get the attention of those DC aristocrats who live in gated communities and high rise towers, to do something for the little people.

Any food that is destroyed because they fail to act is a travesty and a loss.  We need everyone to think outside the box during these times in our country, and for once, I would include the entire world.  If this is happening in the US, what about other countries?  Surely they have the same types of issues.

As far as the little elected and unelected tyrants who have tried to make names for themselves by putting people in jail for not wearing a mask, we will remember who you are, come election time.  Your fifteen minutes of fame will be your undoing.

I am going back to my latest novel.  I have an evil witch to find and destroy.

Much Love -TW

 

 

Day 47

Should we give up on wearing clothes? Would zoom meetings be more interesting?

How has your life been affected?

What changes have you made to affect a positive effect on your life?

I joke about naturism but I did read a blog post about naturists getting together on zoom.  How would that work?  Why?  I thought the purpose of naturism was to be one with nature?  Is it something else?

Life goes on, my friends.  We do what we must to make ends meet.  Currently, I am pulling from savings to keep everyone happy, but that can only last so long.  Sadly there are many out there that cannot scrape together $500 if they needed to.

Today the blog is not about writing; it is about being human.  If you have followed me for any time at all, you know that I am a humanist.  I love people.  With luck, one-day people will be my bread and butter.  By that, I mean studying that which we do, all end up as fodder for my novels.    Some of this stuff seems unreal that it could be made up.

Months ago, when this all started, I wrote a blog about mental health.  I knew that this much of a change in people’s lives would bring out or manifest aberrations in their personalities.

Did you see the video of the two police harassing a mum who lived in a mobile home?  Two officers banged on her door and spoke to her in a very demeaning manner.  They, in fact, talked to her as if she were stupid.  The story made the rounds on the media, and they made sure to tout the fact that she lived in a mobile home.  Not everyone can live in a gated community with $24K freezers filled with $16 a pint ice cream.

Whatever your station in life, put yourself in the other person’s shoes.  They did not need to be terse with her.  Her child plays with one of the neighbor’s children and has done so for some time.  This child cut across one of the neighbor’s lawns, and they called the police.  For real?

I was out getting the mail the other day, and my neighbor was walking their dog.  I stopped as usual to visit, but on this day, she stays a good ten feet away from me.  Her dog didn’t hesitate to get her belly scratched or give me a doggy kiss.  Are we becoming a nation of paranoid people?

A comedian was making fun of Biden.  We all know he is a little on the creepy side when it comes to women and their hair.  They said this social distancing is going to kill him.

Ok, I am a hugger.  Not any of those half-ass hugs either.  Again if you read my novels, you know that I preach about being there for the hug.  I get it.  For my neighbor who has also been in her house for 46 days, to stay ten feet away from me, is alien.

I have noticed that many are talking about how China is going to repay the world for their deception.   The more we learn about the lab, the virus escaped from, the worse it gets.  While many leaders of countries might feel like letting it slide under the rug with a few good old boy deals in cigar smoke-filled rooms, occur I don’t think all countries will deal with Xi Jinping in that manner.  I saw a picture of Vladimir Putin talking about this virus.  Somehow I don’t think he will settle for some Chinese made crap in exchange for the damage to his economy, not to mention the death and destruction in Russia.

The problems with this virus are many.  We don’t know what we don’t know.  All of the research was destroyed.  In a face-saving move, the propaganda has been prolific, but, somehow I think the chickens will come home to roost.  The WHO will need to clean up its organization, and China will need to find some way to make things right with the world.  How?  That is the question.

Please keep in mind I do not blame the Chinese people.  I know many, and I am very appreciative of their culture.

As of right now, 212 countries and territories have reported a total of 3,402,018 confirmed cases of the virus.  There are over 239,622 deaths because of this. The numbers are the highest in the United States because the US is doing the most testing.  1,131,492 cases with 65,776 deaths and counting.

This event is historical, and many of us writers should be documenting it.  Before history is changed to fit some narrative, I would encourage writers to tell their stories.  Blog about it if nothing else.

Once you put it on the internet, it will be somewhere for all eternity.

Much like these blogs, I could delete them, but trust me.  Somewhere in some vault along with 33K emails, will be these words.

Will yours be among them?

I did spend some time working in the garden today.  It was a sunny day.  You would never guess where the sun kissed me…

Much love, Stay safe.  We will get through this.  -TW