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
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
Alright, I've decided to post a CR&A story. This is a short one, but it's one I've wanted to type up for some time, and now that I have, I'd like to let others read it. It's in my script format, and everything in it belongs to me! (Sorry, but I feel I need to say that.) Anyways -
P. Aloysius Regnad Presents:
A (rather important) CR&A Gaiden
"Regnad and the…Continue
By the standards of movies, and television, one is lead to believe that the most popular card based gambling game in the old west was poker. This is NOT true! It was Faro. (Or Pharo, or Pharaoh.)
Faro is a game of chance played with our "normal" 52 card deck, in what is now called "poker" size. (In the days of the Wild West, they were just as likely to be called a Faro Deck.) Faro requires a "layout" that looks like this:…Continue