Author Archives: K. A. Pope

Did Kit Harrington Say that Jon Snow Works for the White Walkers on Jimmy Kimmel?

When he appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live on June 10th did Kit Harington suggest that the ultimate fate of character Jon Snow is to become a White Walker? In a show that aired days before his GOT character Jon Snow … Continue reading

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield talks about the Voyager Satellite

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When a five-year-old expressed her worry for the Voyager satellite, this was astronaut, Cmdr. Chris Hadfield’s, response: “Voyager is so happy, because it’s the bravest satellite of all. It has gone the…

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The Arrow of Time is a Spiral

This post takes its inspiration from the WordPress blog Merovee. Frank is very insightful and uses current events, movies, music and memes to point out the places where the world’s myth of randomness has worn thin, finding suggestions of a connectivity … Continue reading

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You Too Can Be A NaNoWriMo Rebel

The one rule of the NaNoWriMo challenge is that you must complete an original 50,000 word fictional novel within the month of November. I intend to break that rule in two different ways. I’m a NaNo-rebel.   Since I just … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #11 Cloud Latitudes

The midnight sun held back the darkness while we climbed. Clouds had descended all around. We climbed higher than clouds, and as dusk gathered saw eerie blue noctilucent wisps at the edge of space. We were on top of the … Continue reading

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How Uranus orbits the sun (Animation)

All the other planets duck when they see this one coming!

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Friday Fictioneers #10 The Scandalous Dress

Photo Copyright – Janet Webb “May I borrow your scandalous dress?”   He and I often talked in the hall about books. When I mentioned reading the Scarlet Letter for class, I could not breathe and neither could he. Yet he … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #9 Clues and Equations

Ed Nyms hated hearing his name called out in public, but he could not risk the trucker following him back to his rig. The phone was broken but some angel left a marker that worked. My trembled scrawl: E Nyms=Lori=Cyn- “The … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #8 Kingdom of the Mind

“Bloody good find! It’s Shakespeare!” “Don’t be so quick about it,” Sir Waverly warned his Stratfordian colleague Hitchbottom. “We can’t attribute this poem to the Bard. Have you forgotten the 17th Earl of Oxford once lived in and lost this … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #7 A Tribute to Jimmy

Jimmy painted what lay under the surface. He saw hidden in me a woman that was still amorphous and open to the world. He said reality was as mutable as one of his paintings, that misfortune could be a catalyst … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #6 In the Alien World

In the alien world jumping from a building meant falling upward. Caught like a trembling leaf against the curved lip of the roof, only smooth rounded stone kept Jake from tumbling into the sky. Then hands gripped his leg. A … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #5 What Good is a Book?

“The school says you can’t read classic books on tablet!” and “I loved The Little Princess!” her mother said. Leith stabbed a finger at a dumb word on a page made of dead trees. Switching book for tablet, within minutes … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #4 He Reminds Her What it is to be Alive

This morning tumbling from the billowing waves of the bed-sheet, a stone banded the white and blue of the ocean outside her window. She put it on the sill with the piece of sea glass discovered while folding clothes and remembered their … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #3: The Eye of Aeturnius

Anna was texting in the field when a fiery eye opened in the air nearby. “After long ages, you have found them, Aeturnius. We will reclaim the escaped slaves tomorrow,” said the Worldgazer’s superior, still glaring through the scope. “But … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers #2: Thoughts of a Tree

The Friday Fictioneers is an online group dedicated to crafting flash fiction pieces of a 100 words each week with the inspiration of a photo prompt. This is my second week and this group is so supportive and easy going … Continue reading

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My First Friday Fictioneers: Whose Reality?

My First Friday Fictioneers story! The object is to write a flash fiction piece using a photo prompt. It is tough staying at 100 words. This week the prompt is the suggestion “Whose Reality?” and the following picture. During the … Continue reading

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Gazing into the Quasicrystal Heavens

“She would later call it a spiritual aftershock. She looked up; she saw a complex grid in the sky. A grid of quasicrystals on the ceiling of the world, like the ceiling of the shrine of Darb-i-Iman, only deeper, only … Continue reading

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Cut and Paste Characters for Astrological Symbols

It took me forever to find a sextile today. This inspired me to put together a list of some of the most commonly used astrology symbols. Whether you need a degree symbol or Sagittarius or a Sextile, you can just … Continue reading

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New Book “URANU.S.A” By Nick Dagan Best Due Feb. 11

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Update: The book is not quite ready, the process of converting all the images and text into both print and digital formats takes more time than I anticipated, being a first-time self-publisher. I am…

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Man in the Woods at Sandy Hook, Owner of the Black Honda and Other Anomalies

A month has passed since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. After all the reporting and misreporting many of the original discrepancies remain. In some instances corrections were spread in the press, but left many wondering: How did they … Continue reading

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How the Newtown massacre became a Mind-Control television event by Jon Rappoport December 18, 2012 NoMoreFakeNews.com Mind control. Mass hypnosis. Operant conditioning. Brain entrainment. That’s what we’re talking about here. We’re so conditioned…

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My Wish 4U this Season

The year was difficult, devastating in its own way for family members but also for my home state of CT. So you will understand if instead of bright and cheery greetings from the shore of the Mystical Sea, this year … Continue reading

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Man in the Woods at Sandy Hook, Solved?

For an update see here As a parent volunteer on a field trip with my son's middle school on Friday, about 45 minutes from Newtown, the news of this horrifying attack hit close to home. Around lunchtime I heard about a school shooting in Wilton CT. In … Continue reading

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The Most Astounding Fact – Neil deGrasse Tyson

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This video was just amazing it hits me every time I listen to this.

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An Echo in the Spiral of Time

Sometimes history repeats itself like an echo resounding through the spiral of time. We are living in the midst of such an echo right now. Since key points and particulars in U.S. history follow predictable patterns, these repetitions in history … Continue reading

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The *Spectacular* Fail of Congress

No one polled the citizens of the 1850s to ask what they thought of Congress, but they couldn’t have scored their compromisers on Capitol Hill much lower than we rate the Senate and House of Representatives today. I say that … Continue reading

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Why We Should Elect Ron Paul (Because Boomers Make the Worst Presidents)

The title of this post is a deliberate provocation but it’s not just personal opinion or a belated bout of Xer vs Boomer bashing. As far as “sign bashing” the Leo ruled Boomers, the signs are like colors to me. … Continue reading

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The Astrology of Boomers, Xers and Millennials

The following chart compares the more recent generations of William Strauss and Neil Howe, authors of “Generations” and “The Fourth Turning”, with the breakdown of astrological generations that E. Alan Meece mapped out in “Horoscope for the New Millennium”. Meece looks at … Continue reading

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You Cant Blame the Chronocrators…

You can’t blame the Chronocrators, though they may have had a little something to do with the wars of the last decade. Jupiter and Saturn are the two planets that the ancients called “The Great Chronocrators” because they, individually and together, … Continue reading

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Did John Dee Design the Newport Tower?

Jim Egan, proprietor of the Newport Tower Museum, believes he has solved the historical mystery of who built the mysterious medieval tower in Newport RI. Would you believe its designer may be none other than John Dee, mage extraordinaire of Queen Elizabeth the 1st ? photo credit Jim Egan

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Saturn, the Mayan Age and Mystic Numbers

25,920 is the *star* of the mystic number system and is not far off the 25,770 years it takes for the Precession of the Equinoxes to swing 360 degrees and therefore come full circle in the zodiac. You can think of 25,920, … Continue reading

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If You Were Born Between 1976 and 1988 You May Be a Revolutionary…

If you were born between 1976 and 1988 you may be a revolutionary. From “Generations” by cycle theorists William Strauss and Neil Howe: “During the THIRTEEN YEARS from 1809 to 1821 were born the vast majority of the best-known reformers, abolitionists, … Continue reading

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The Magic Box of Judas

The savior of the Gospel of Judas is not a Jesus you’d want to meet in some dark alley at the end of days. This trickster Christ who arranges his own death and laughs at the destined destruction of the … Continue reading

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An American Mandala

“If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it.” Abraham Lincoln, June 16 1858, “House Divided” Speech America’s most crucial wars were written in … Continue reading

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