03 December 2013 @ 09:15 pm
post every day meme, day two!  
Where did Ada Gunderson come from?

Ada is a complete figment of my imagination. I know no one like her, although I think she's a definite Iowa type - hardworking, loves her land, and has no shortage of common sense. I'm not sure I've ever written about Ada's backstory, but she married young and had a happy married life until her husband passed early, in his 50s. They had three kids, all of whom are grown and have left Iowa, and Ada has a good relationship with all three despite the fact that they rarely come back to visit - they're not a family that needs to be together to feel togetherness. Ada's unflappable, because in her time she's weathered three kids under the age of five, tornadoes, a stampeding heifer, floods, two weeks in winter without heat, a dog that liked to snack on road kill, deer in her garden, raccoons in her attic, several governors she thought had the brains of a curly fry, two attempts to cut off her social security payments, a run in with the IRS, fourteen door-to-door salesmen in one summer, chickens that wouldn't lay, chickens that laid too much, and John Sheppard taking up with that Canadian gentleman. And that's just scratching the surface.
28 November 2013 @ 06:57 pm
Ficlet: Cinnamon Rolls and Pumpkin Pie (A Farm in Iowa story)  
Cinnamon Rolls and Pumpkin Pie (A Farm in Iowa story) by [ profile] sheafrotherdon
~700 words, John/Rodney. The family shops for Thanksgiving Dinner. (Also on AO3)

story behind the cut! )
28 October 2013 @ 02:12 pm
[ profile] flaming_muse is a genius.

Many of us, even those no longer active in SGA fandom, have many, many SGA icons we cannot bring ourselves to delete. So why not use them?

The challenge - to tell a story only with SGA icons. It's like mad libs, only with pictures.

And go!
28 October 2013 @ 10:32 am
apropos of nothing  
I am still bitter SGA got canceled.

/random for the day
17 August 2011 @ 05:12 pm
The lovely [ profile] kalakirya has made podfic of my SGA/Temeraire fusion, [A New History of Captain John Sheppard . . . [etc., longest title in the wooooorld]. You can link to the podfic [here!]. Thank you, [ profile] kalakirya!

Dragons \o/

eta: And [ profile] cybel has made a podbook version! [here]! (thank you, [ profile] cybel!)
09 April 2011 @ 05:29 pm
From an April 6 interview with Joe at Pazsaz:

Can you tell me something that your fans would be surprised to know about you?

Joe Flanigan:
I raise my own honey bees. I have my own organic vegetable garden. I'm actually a little bit of a farmer. In fact, I'm sitting here in Colorado actually right now and my fingers are all wrapped up. I almost chopped my finger off in one of these classic Farmer Joe moments dealing with large equipment and nonsense. A man of the Earth.

So many ♥ ♥ ♥
02 April 2011 @ 04:03 pm
Fic: The Best Part (A Farm in Iowa Story)  
The Best Part by [ profile] sheafrotherdon
~ 660 words for [ profile] ginaree12, who asked for something from the Farm in Iowa verse, with grateful (and belated!) thanks for her donation to [ profile] help_pakistan.

Read more... )
02 April 2011 @ 10:12 am
SGA rec!  
What if Rodney McKay were a Toronto-area contractor (like Mike Holmes) with a show on HGTV and a crew headed up by Teyla? And what if John Sheppard was the guy who narrated the show, who showed up at the job site to lean against everything while Rodney explained things, who looked good in a hard hat and could wield a hammer?

And what if they fell in love?

NHMR Productions, Inc. by [ profile] apple_pi. Bweeeeeee ♥ ______ ♥
14 February 2011 @ 08:32 am
Happy Valentine's Day from John and Rodney  
From John to Rodney:

From Rodney to John:

It's worth pointing out that in Rodney's head, that's not a non-sequitur
30 November 2010 @ 07:18 am
When they were younger – a little more lithe; a little less banged up by the best misfortunes two galaxies could offer – they were greedy, touch-starved, grabbing and tasting as if each moment was their last. But now they've eased, or life has forced them, and they rouse themselves to soft moans and trembling hands less often than they did. It isn't loss. John smoothes a hand the length of Rodney's back – muscles and scars, bone and breath – and when the burn of hard-won tenderness curls an ache in his stomach he doesn't duck, but bends instead to nudge his nose to the flare of Rodney's shoulder. Rodney shifts, a groan and resettling of tired limbs, belly pressed tight against old, worn sheets, and John hums as he brushes his lips across neck and ear, as he curls in close, tugs the blankets to his hips.

Rodney mumbles and turns his head, blinks drowsily, manages "hey," and a sleep-blurred smile. He slides a hand from beneath his body, inches closer, throws an arm around John's back and hums something quiet, confidential. John sighs his answer, eyes closing, muscles gentled loose by Rodney's touch. "Yeah," he whispers, and waits easily for sleep.
18 November 2010 @ 08:06 pm
The Regular Morning Flurry (A Farm in Iowa story)  
The Regular Morning Flurry by [ profile] sheafrotherdon
~ 1800 words; a Farm in Iowa story. John/Rodney + Finn (and Burp). Autumn comes, and Finn worries about his trees.

Beta'd by the lovely [ profile] dogeared. For dearest [ profile] esteefee, with love.

Read more... )
07 November 2010 @ 01:00 pm
[ profile] berryann has a round up of LA con reports [here], which lead me to [ profile] clockstopper's report [here], which - among many other delicious goodies - provides this:

Also, he and Torri, while politically dissimilar, were the same in a lot of ways. And he loved hearing Torri's conspiracy theories, though he doesn't think the government has that kind of competency. He called George Bush the stupidest man in the world. He's kind of a a bad Republican.

bweee :D
05 November 2010 @ 05:54 pm
January 2009, at Joe Mallozzi's blog:

CazzBlade writes: “When discussing the cancellation of Atlantis was it ever considered that the fans would not react well to it or to SGU as a consequence?”

BW: If we make a good show, you will watch it. If we don’t, you won’t.

November 2010, in a very silly article about SGU:

“I don’t think if we for any reason go away, it is an issue necessarily of the quality of the product that we’ve been making,” said executive producer and co-creator Brad Wright. “I think getting moved on the schedule has hurt us. And the fact that some of the fans that liked SG-1 and Atlantis were so angry that they have deliberately hurt us, which is unfortunate.”

One of these things is not like the other.
12 August 2010 @ 09:18 am
Ficlet: Overheard  
It began innocently enough. During a Q&A on twitter, Joe messaged the following:

Q: if you could rewrite the ending to SGA, how would you send Shepard off into the sunset?

A: Ronin and I steal a puddle jumper, pack it with beer, duct tape McKay in the back (tech support) and set up a new series: WraithHunter

To which [ profile] pollitt responded with: ""Tech support"... so that's what they're calling it these days :)

And thus, a tweet-fic was born.

Overheard by [ profile] dogeared, [ profile] pollitt, and [ profile] sheafrotherdon
~ John/Rodney. Fragments of dialogue, as recorded by twitter the jumper's internal flight recorder. Mr. Woolsey will never be the same.

Just touch it already! )
08 August 2010 @ 06:36 pm
Fic: Figure Eights, Infinity, Helixes Forming  
A repost of a story posted on DW, so that everything's in one place: my entry in the recent [ profile] sgareversebang, inspired by [ profile] crysothemis's gorgeous art.

Figure Eights, Infinity, Helixes Forming, by [ profile] sheafrotherdon
~5000 words, Teyla-centered team fic; John/Rodney, past Teyla/Kanaan. Teyla dreams.

With grateful thanks to [ profile] dogeared for brainstorming help and invaluable beta skills, and to [ profile] mashimero for her kindness and understanding.

In her dream, each was vulnerable, baring the nape of his neck to whomever might look )
31 July 2010 @ 03:52 pm
Fic: A Stillness So Right (A Farm in Iowa story)  
A Stillness So Right by [ profile] sheafrotherdon
~ 3500 words, PG (for cursing). Beta'd by the incomparable [ profile] dogeared.

For the lovely [ profile] esteefee, who won this in [ profile] help_haiti lo, so many moons ago. An Iowa moment, the summer after John and Rodney get together, before Finn arrives in their lives.

John doesn't really know what makes him do it . . .  )
19 July 2010 @ 10:02 am
New story!  
Written for reversebigbang, hosted at DW, and inspired by a beautiful piece of art by [ profile] crysothemis:

Figure Eights, Infinity, Helixes Forming by [ profile] sheafrotherdon
~ 5000 words, John/Rodney (mention of past Teyla/Kanaan). Lots of team!

[Teyla dreams . . .]
15 July 2010 @ 10:38 pm
SGU/SGA crossover? PFFFFFFT  
with apologies to [Hyperbole and a Half]

13 July 2010 @ 10:13 pm
Iowa!John went shopping today. He bought this for Rodney:

and this for himself

all shirts from
17 June 2010 @ 10:03 am
and now for something completely different  
[ profile] fledmusic [asks everyone to pick the gayest episode of SGA] with absolutely hilarious results. I mean, really. Remember that episode where John made another man kill himself so that Rodney would live? Remember how there are no hot women in John's head, just Rodney? Remember how they went on a date to watch whales while Elizabeth and Teyla were bonding over seeing dead people and not having time to sleep?