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Cream of the Cool

"Heart block occurs when the AV node has problems passing on electrical signals from the SA node to the ventricles. It can be caused by problems with either the AV node or the bundle branches. If the ventricles don't receive a signal, they don't contract. This may happen only once in a while. Or, the signal may be blocked all the time."


There are several types of heart block. In my case, I was told I had a total heart block with no coronary heart disease, no…

Once again, we head out into the great unknowns, to give form to the things that don't exist, but perhaps might. That's right, it is once again time for the E2 Science Fiction And Fantasy Quest!

The quest will run from May 1st, 3017 to June 1st, 3017. All science fictional stories, poems, essays, and predictions are accepted. In the spirit of providing an inclusive environment, fairies, ghosts, mages, and gods are also welcome. Reviews and…

The Book that Proves Time Travel Happens
By Henry Clark
Little, Brown and Company, 2015


The Book that Proves Time Travel Happens (TBTPTTH) is a children's/young adult science fiction novel. Other than the time travelling bit, this is very much in the same vein as Blue Balliett's Chasing Vermeer series, albeit a bit sillier.

Ambrose is having a hard…

I have walked over to the library just to stretch my legs at work. It is close enough that I can drop in and check out a book and be back at my desk in less time than it takes a smoker to finish their cigarette in the tiny gazebo outside. Browsing through the fiction, I notice how cool and relaxing it is here among the shelves, in contrast to the stickiness of the humid day outside. Here in the library, no matter how old I get or how chaotic life seems outside, I still feel safe. I can trace this…