A cheap plastic wand had magic locked inside. It just had to be broken to release it.

A Magic Wand. Broken so that the magic can come out. (photo by the author)


Many decisions in life have an undo button. It can be liberating.

image by author

Most decisions in life can actually be undone.


There are three types of Science Fiction. Each type can teach us about life, love, and possibilities in very different ways.

The original Star Trek communicator — presaged the flip phone, the smartphone phone, and just worked. Photo courtesy of Stefan Cosma on Unsplash.

My journey into science fiction


The 2020 election has strained our institutions and revealed weaknesses. Now is the time to address them.

A Vote being cast. Photo courtesy Element5 Digital on Unsplash


New AI Bots are able to write stories, music, poems, and code — almost as good as humans. What does this mean for human content?

Photo by Morning Brew on Unsplash

A little background


A short story about Love and Life as time progresses

Sands of Time. photo courtesy Şahin Sezer Dinçer on Unsplash


A remembrance of children’s author Eric Carle who recently passed away at 91

Our family’s well-loved copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Image contributed by the author.


A Freeform Poem

Sunsetting framed by two hands curled as a heart. by Mayur Gala on Unsplash


A short story about life and family.

Photo by Nikita Tikhomirov on Unsplash

Manu Chatterjee

Engineer and Father of two. Passionate about, science, music, short stories, and little things that make life interesting.

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