Wednesday Wanderings: Bikes in NYC, Curiosity Rover in 1 minute, book addicts, and some funnies.

There was no Monday Musings this week. Monday was a holiday, and I took it off. I hope everyone had a lovely weekend, with good food, good drink, good friends and family. I also hope you took a moment to remember the reason we have a three-day weekend in May, and to send a thank … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Bikes in NYC, Curiosity Rover in 1 minute, book addicts, and some funnies.

Friday Review: TV Rewatch- 24

With the new 24 coming up in May of 2014, we have been rewatching the original series. We own several of the DVD sets and have been picking up the rest on Netflix instant. Honestly, for me, the series still holds up. We are into Season 6, and I have been enjoying all of it as much … Continue reading Friday Review: TV Rewatch- 24

Wednesday Wanderings: Food, tornado, National Anthem fail, and more from around the ‘net

This weeks links are a varied lot, which sort of reflects what the Internet is, doesn't it? On the heels of a NY Times story (linked in the post) saying that salt may not be as bad as formerly thought, Michael Ruhlman wrote this blog post on the real eating disorder in America. No, it's … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Food, tornado, National Anthem fail, and more from around the ‘net

Monday Musings: Notes from the Kitchen

As I mentioned last week, the BaldMan had a partial knee replacement done on 5/7. He's doing well, but with somewhat limited mobility (he's using at least one crutch most of the time), and some discomfort still, he has not been doing the cooking like he usually does. I've taken over. It's not too bad, … Continue reading Monday Musings: Notes from the Kitchen

Friday Reviews: Portrait of Lisane de Patagnia by Rachel Swirsky, and A Game of Cities by Michael Montoure

Two short story reviews this week, each very different from the other, both dealing with magic and life. And death. Portrait of Lisane de Patagnia by Rachel Swirsky My rating: 4 of 5 stars This short story was nominated for the Nebula Award, and was made available by Tor as a free download. It tells … Continue reading Friday Reviews: Portrait of Lisane de Patagnia by Rachel Swirsky, and A Game of Cities by Michael Montoure

Wednesday Wanderings: Things from the Webverse

Lots of media related links today. Plus a pet related, and food- well, drink, actually: It's iced coffee season! I love iced coffee, but I hate waiting for hot coffee to cool enough to ice. So, I was very glad to find this post a couple years ago on cold brewing coffee.  I do make … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Things from the Webverse

Monday Musings: Rainy Days and Recuperating Knees

We've had some rain the last few days. which we needed. It's nice to be able to turn off the irrigation in the garden for a couple of days. I did get the lettuces, and other greens that I had started indoors planted out there, plus some more seeds put in. The rain will be … Continue reading Monday Musings: Rainy Days and Recuperating Knees

Friday Review: Glamour In Glass by Mary Robinette Kowal

" My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the second in Mary Robinette Kowal's fantasy novels set in the Regency era. It continues the story of Jane and David Vincent, now married, and travelling to Belgium for a late honeymoon, and to study more glamour techniques with an old colleague of Vincent's. While there, … Continue reading Friday Review: Glamour In Glass by Mary Robinette Kowal

Wednesday Wanderings: Around the Web

Another late post, but I did get to bring the BaldMan home from the hospital today. Partial knee replacement went well, and he is getting around a bit on crutches. So this is a short one with just a few things I found interesting from the last week: A short list of some really good … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Around the Web