• The 1st Diner Convocation

    Off the keyboard of RE In a bit over a week from now, after a couple of years jawboning collapse on the Doomstead Diner, the Knights of the Round Table on the Diner are finally going to meet up IRL down in Texas. "In Real Life" is the meaning of that acronym for people who don't frequent Cyberspace that much, in contrast to the In Virtual Life you pursue as an Internet Junkie, where often people have Identities and Personalities not precisely like their IRL ones. Whether you pursue an Anon Read more [...]
  • Please Come to Austin For the Springtime

    Several of my fellow SUN affiliates are now making plans to pay me a visit on or around the third week in April. At least four of us have committed to taking a dome building course put on by the folks at Monolithic Domes in Italy Texas, about 2 1/2 hours to the north of the 'stead. Ever since we started talking about SUN, we have wanted to have a real world meeting. And although we are well known to each other through our writing and kibbitzing on the Doomstead Diner, we find ourselves in Read more [...]