Author Archives: Mortaine

About Mortaine

A "writer of a certain age," living in Las Vegas, Nevada.

#Nerdy9th – Sleep Data!

So, about 6 months ago, I was diagnosed with sleep apnea (I woke myself up not breathing) and got a CPAP machine. While I dislike the indignity of wearing it at night, and there are certain design flaws (the vent blows air … Continue reading

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Torment: Tides of Numenera – a very short review

So, I just played my first post-beta game of Torment: Tides of Numenera, the game from inXile and Monte Cook Games. About half of the time, I was waiting for the game or some media to load. The game opens … Continue reading

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February 2017 Books

#5 If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo. YA novel about a transgirl, told from her POV. Comparing this to Beast, this one goes from the other direction– telling the story of the transgirl in the YA coming-of-age love story. … Continue reading

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Final Day!

Today is the last day to back Naomi and the Dragon! Kid-friendly, or just lovely escapism for yourself! This Kickstarter will be the only way to get a print copy of the comic book! Check it out, and pledge before 5:30 Pacific tonight!

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Migraine Journal: 1 month

I’ve been following the program from Heal Your Headache for about a month now. It’s largely an elimination diet, combined with going medication-free for four months, after which I can slowly start adding potential trigger foods back until I trigger a headache. Some … Continue reading

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