Just a general question. The only "rule" is that you can set up that particular universe any way you want, within the broad boundaries of steampunk. For example, my CR&A universe…Continue
I suppose Buffalo Bill (William F. Cody) is the person who ties everyone in the title together, so I listed him first. I believe all of these people qualify for an entry in the…Continue
I'm trying to think up a list of steam powered machines that people find interesting, impressive, or fun, to see. There's a reason, but telling it might be a spoiler. Anyway, so far I have: …Continue
P. Aloysius Regnad has not received any gifts yet
I don't believe I have any talent when it comes to drawing, but I think I have managed to develop some skills with cobbling together visual images by computer manipulation. By using this so-called skill, I've made something from the CR&A universe that I've been meaning to for a long time. It's made using some found images, and various free fonts. I've uploaded the image full size, so it may look better opened in a separate window.…Continue
For a number of reasons (see here), I've been collecting replica Confederate currency for some time. Most of these bills include pictures of real people, mainly important individuals from general American history, or Confederate leaders of the time. It wasn't too difficult to identify who they were, except for one of them.…Continue
OK, not very steampunk, but with the current conditions, this may at least be informative for some people.
Recently, the city council where I live has made the wearing of face masks in retail establishments mandatory. No definition of what amounts to a 'face mask' was stipulated, so I've been wearing a black bandana so I look like an old west outlaw. Heh. But the whole mask business seems to be a big deal, and I've done a fair amount of research into masks as…Continue
Yet more coincidences relating to the character of Adele Calloway, her name, and fictional family.
I'll point out once more that the name "Adele Calloway" simply popped into my head one day, in November of 2012.
Just now, I decided to look up the name Calloway. It turns out to be not terribly uncommon in Texas, where Adele is from. There are a number of place names, and business names containing Calloway, and it is also the name of an early community…Continue