dragoncon, like christmas (or say, april 14th) comes but once a year, and as i write these words, dragoncon 2018 is in the books. this was the fourth consecutive year i attended and it was great fun as always.
The Chronicles of Davids - eARC Edited by David Afsharirad
read along as editor david afsharirad guides you through the strange, wondrous imaginations of the great davids of the field, past and present. fifteen tales by david weber, david drake, gregory benford & david brin, david b. coe, d.j. butler, avram davidson, david h. keller, and many more.
flickr: shanfari.net's photostream. flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.
a: well, hopefully in the future, that will change. as of right now this phenomenon is a result of me stupidly calling this blog "tyrannosaurus ranch" and not "david afsharirad's blog." you see, when you search my name, google looks for websites that have my name on them a bunch.
the afsharid dynasty (persian: افشاریان ) was an iranian dynasty that originated from the afshar tribe in iran's north-eastern province of khorasan, ruling iran in the mid-eighteenth century.the dynasty was founded in 1736 by the brilliant military commander nader shah, who deposed the last member of the safavid dynasty and proclaimed himself as of the shah of iran.