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Author : Steven Popkes

Steven Popkes lives in Massachusetts on two acres where he and his wife raise bananas, persimmons and turtles. His work has been published across spectrum, collected in numerous Best ofs, and nominated for a Nebula award. His day job is in aerospace making sure rockets continue to go where they are pointed. He insists he is not a rocket scientist. He is a rocket engineer.

Cheese Ends, 20240519

I’ve been in a cranky mood the last couple of weeks. Health issues have been rearing their ugly heads and the world hasn’t been particularly

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The Transcendental Eclipse

Like much of the country, I spent Monday afternoon staring at the sun. We have a cabin in northeast Vermont. Up there it’s referred to

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State of the Farm, March 2024

I like this time of the year. We’re just starting to pull together what we’ll be doing this year. We’ve been going over seed catalogs

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I decided to talk about teeth today for purely personal reasons. (Picture from here.) Teeth are a structure unique to vertebrates. There are similar feeding

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End of Life

We have a small dog in the family, a shih tzu that we adopted as a rescue about thirteen years ago. This coming April, Penny

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I’ve been thinking about how we’re going to get shut of fossil fuels. (Picture from here.) Oh, yeah. Why? We have an increasing carbon dioxide

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Cheese Ends, 2023/12/04

We can’t talk about anything in science and technology without talking about the second Starship launch. (Picture from here.) I found this one much more

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Thanksgiving, 2023

I like Thanksgiving. I’m not a fan of turkey but any holiday that encourages excess of food and beverage is all right to me. Besides,

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Expanding on The Expanse

Fantasy has its Game of Thrones. Science fiction has its The Expanse. (Picture from here. Leviathan Wakes is the first book of The Expanse.) Game

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