Sculpting stalagmites is barely more of a challenge than sculpting a snake (which is actually part of sculpting a stalagmite). In any event, I sculpted a few as both practice for a larger project and to use as props in my own tabletop Dungeons & Dragons campaign. Enjoy!


And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.Genesis 9:16 It's been a fairly recent amusement of mine to imagine the lack of consolation this verse would provide any… Continue reading THE RAINBOW


I'm undecided as to whether or not this is whimsy or mockery on behalf of this cartomancy obsessed poltergeist. In any event, I've decided that there will be no reading this morning. Neither will there be aspic in my near future. Dare I dream that the day arrives when these unsettling cards cease to appear… Continue reading ASPIC


A new card was discovered inside of my pencil case. Having at this point discovered some 30-odd cards, I experience no less unease with each subsequent manifestation. There is no doubt that the cards are becoming better defined. That is to say, symbols have begun to appear, and while there have been variations among design… Continue reading NODUS TOLLENS


There are many occasions for the use of a rope throughout one's lifetime. I received a St. Valentine's Day card from a dear friend. Upon opening the envelope, I discovered a second card within. Not that they needed to, for the card is as authentic as its predecessors, but my friend assured me that the… Continue reading ROPE

The Journey Continues

This seems a good time to further despoil my shiny, vacuous, blog. Progress continues on the mysterious deck of Mme. Pandorica Doberge (spoilers ahead). I'm back to a place where you can expect me to start posting newly discovered cards again (although you must remain ever vigilant against red herrings). The seeming pause in updates… Continue reading The Journey Continues