Off the Richter

Off the Richter: Avada kedavra and the like

I’m a nerd. That being said, let me launch into a great display of my self-proclaimed nerdiness. Being a reader of many books, I have read about some of the most fantastic wizards of all time. The list boils down to a main six. So, my big question is: Who would be the ultimate victor…

Off the Richter: More than just birds and trees

Have you ever stood on top of a mountain and seen the whole range twisting out southward from underneath your feet, like the spine of some ancient creature emerging from the earth? It’s an absolutely awesome feeling. Yes, you can look at paintings, and photographs and read all kinds of literature on the subject, but…

Off the Richter: Excuse my snarkasm

Ernest Hemingway once said, “There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” Well, that may have been Hemingway’s method, but it is not going to be mine. Quite frankly, it seems a little too messy. I do not think that my computer’s internal workings would benefit from being…