07-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the stars

January 7th, 2552 The more you know… They say the more you know the less you understand. Personally I want to find whoever ‘they’ are and slap them in the back of the head. After our morning inspection and commisary duties, we were to report to our assignments for the day. In my case, I […]

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06-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the stars

January 6th, 2552 Cross-Training Wrench Monkey in Training- Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting It seems that my apprenticeship to the chief mechanic had been planned before I was even accepted to the Vision Project. Chief Charles “Cookie” Pentecost, told me that the justice department had forwarded our psych evals along with recommendations on how to best […]

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05- Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

January 5th, 2552 Identity Pilot Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting Sometimes I think I put that there just so I can remember who I am. I am so tired of being called Convict 237. Then again it’s better than being called by the charges I was convicted of. The more I learn about my fellow consriptees, […]

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04- Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

January 4th, 2552 Dates Pilot Katherine ‘Kat’ James wondering One of the downsides of having too much time and nowhere to go is the fact that you have too much time to worry. I compensate for this by wondering about random things. Today I spent a lot of time thinking about dates. I started wondering […]

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03-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

January 3rd, 2552 Colorful Kat again Each section of the ship is color-coded. If you lose your way, all you have to do is find your line and follow it around the ship back to your area. There are, of course, variations on the color – patterns and shades where things overlap. Medical, for example, […]

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02-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

January 2nd, 2552 Home Pilot Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting I say, pilot because that is what I am. Unfortunately because of how I came to the crew of the Valkyrie— my official designation is Convict 237. The ship’s mechanical staff call me two-thirty-seven, the guards call me Two-Three-Seven, as if I’m too stupid to deal […]

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Valkyrie’s View – A Year Among the Stars

January 1st, 2552 In a heartbeat Pilot Katherine ‘Kat’ James Reporting My name is Kat James, I’m a Pilot on the Vision Project – a deep space exploration mission consisting of one Space Station, the Valhalla, and seven sister ships: Freyja, Norn, Valkyrie’s View, the Edda, Twilight of the Gods, Thought, and Memory. I’m a […]

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Renewal

I just got back from the Author Transformation Alliance’s Annual Spring Retreat.  This year it was held at the Natural Bridge Hotel in Natural Bridge, VA (Lexington I believe).  The site was amazing, and I am really glad that I decided to actually go and see the Natural Bridge.  It was gorgeous, but my back […]

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A Moment of Reflection and Upcoming Events

I feel like I’m sitting on the edge of a storm front, things are coming my way, things I’ve worked for and now I’m caught up in a wave…and I just have to ride it out and see where it goes.  I’m learning that it is possible to be excited, and proud and terrified at […]

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Yet A(nother) Year in Seattle – Week 28 – Normal is Highly Overrated

Yet A(nother) Year In Seattle Sunday, July 4, 2066 – Playing for Pyros. They say you should leave the fireworks to the trained professionals. Unfortunately somewhere along the lines, the professionals forgot to respect their pyrotechnics. You work with anything long enough you forget things, like the fact that fireworks are controlled explosives, keyword here […]

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