Dust Tactics

18 Dec 18
Kokuma Translations

Chapter 168 – Territory (Part 1)

18 Dec 18
Searching for the Way

A sermon preached at Midway Christian Church of Mexico, MO on December 16th, 2018. The text of the day was Luke 3:7-18. The way to Christ in Bethlehem leads through the desert where we encounter John the Baptist and his message of repentance. He’s there to meet us with his mirror, showing us the places […]

18 Dec 18
Must Read Alaska

THE DEEP STATE LIES IN WAIT FOR APPOINTEES By ART CHANCE SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR Craig Medred, whose columns are among the few strictly Alaska blogs I read with regularity, has a good piece on the history of appointments in the Department of Fish and Game and specifically on Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s appointment of a new interim […]

18 Dec 18
Doonited.India

What Is Digital Marketing? Most people do a poor job of nailing down the definition of digital marketing. The term is less vague than you might imagine from the outset. What is digital marketing? Any type of marketing for products or services that use electronic devices. If you can believe it, digital marketing is nothing new. […]

18 Dec 18
Jumping on Turtles

Just like falling out of a plane in real life. But with less chance of being killed, obviously.

18 Dec 18
Where The Gods Lie Dreaming

“Strange clouded fragments of an ancient glory, late lingerers of the company divine. They breathe of that far plane wherefrom they come, lost chambers of heaven and Byssal air… Wanderer, they name him, nomads, they name them, walking four paths to one destination. One soul, flitting through many forms, a thousand bodies, a sacred flame […]

17 Dec 18
The Gaming Musings of a Mad GM

Who knew we could put together this many violent people in this short a time?

17 Dec 18
Diary of a Malcontent

  CHAPTER THREE SHUTTING THE TRAP     The cabin bounced and rocked as the tank climbed over small mountains of debris. Kellborn sat with his weapon in his lap, the muzzle turned to the floor. Zerilith occupied the seat to his right, she had her primary rifle stowed on her back. An obsidian dagger […]

17 Dec 18
The Players' Aid

In our January edition of Wargame Watch, we highlighted a new pre-order game from Compass Games called Nightfighter Ace: Air Defense Over Germany, 1943-1944 designed by Gregory M. Smith. Yes that Greg Smith, who has designed such great solitaire games as Silent Victory: US Submarines in the Pacific, 1944-1945, The Hunters: German U-Boats at War, 1939-1943 and […]

17 Dec 18

Jason Phillips | an excerpt adapted from The Looming Civil War: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Imagined the Future | Oxford University Press | 19 minutes (5,208 words)   Bowie knives first appeared in the early republic after civilians stopped wearing swords. A sign of aristocracy, swords went out of fashion after the American and French Revolutions, […]

17 Dec 18
BiblioMarket

Jason Phillips | an excerpt adapted from The Looming Civil War: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Imagined the Future | Oxford University Press | 19 minutes (5,208 words)   Bowie knives first appeared in the early republic after civilians stopped wearing swords. A sign of aristocracy, swords went out of fashion after the American and French Revolutions, […]

17 Dec 18
Longreads

As the Civil War loomed, weapons — like the recently invented bowie knife and rifles that were shipped to Kansas hidden in crates labeled as bibles — became complex political symbols.

17 Dec 18
Pure Devotion

Psalm 56:3-4 (NKJV) Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You. In God (I will praise His word), in God I have put my trust; I will not fear. What can flesh do to me? Do not be afraid. A variation of this statement is used in scripture more than 300 times. God doesn’t […]

17 Dec 18
Arcynewsy

A man holds a Chinese flag outside the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver on the third day of bail hearing for Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, December 11th. (Darryl Dyck / Canadian Press / AP) Whatever the final outcome of the criminal proceedings against Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of […]