You know you have been waiting for someone to do a mash-up of the Muppet Show Theme and the Stray Cat Strut, don't you? Well, here it is, and is just as weirdly amazing as it sounds: Muppets and Stray Cats These have got to be the unhappiest mommies ever painted. The captions are hysterical: … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Muppets and the Stray Cats, Unhappy Mothers, Thanksgiving Pick Up Lines, and What Cats are Really Saying
This week, I am posting an interview with Casia Shreyer, a Canadian author whose book, Nothing Everything Nothing, has just come out. The book deals with the sensitive subject of teen suicide. I'll put links and other information after the interview. Here's the book's blurb: No one in Molly’s life expected her to pose for … Continue reading Monday Musings: Author Interview: Casia Shreyer
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman My rating: 5 of 5 stars I love Neil Gaiman's writing. He is one of the authors that just strikes a chord with me. I have thoroughly enjoyed everything I have read by him, and this story is no exception.The unnamed narrator of the … Continue reading Friday Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The movie Interstellar has led to a model of what a black hole actually looks like: http://bit.ly/1rsJoLt In more space news, this is what outer space really sounds like, and it is kind of cool: http://bit.ly/1t2XiJV 29 funny Tumblr posts: http://aplus.com/a/best-tumblr-posts Oh, Sesame Street, sometimes you are just too cute: http://bit.ly/11hUxK6
We managed to get a lot of stuff done outside yesterday. It was not a bad day, and the rest of the week looks pretty good, also. The BaldMan mowed the lawn for the last time on Saturday, and took the mower deck off the tractor. Yesterday, we put the chains on the tires and … Continue reading Monday Musings: Outdoor Work, and NaNoWriMo
My rating: 4 of 5 stars A fun short read. Meg Brown is a detective on the Minneapolis Police Department. She is called to a local college campus when the body of a campus security officer is found shot. She's barely into this case when another body turns up. Meg needs to use her Sherlock … Continue reading Friday Review: The Short Man by Joshua Cejka (Meg Brown Mysteries #1)
November has started, and that means a lot of things. Halloween is over, we are off Daylight Savings Time, Thanksgiving is on the way, and Christmas is careening around the corner. But that's the small stuff. For many of us out there, November 1 means the start of National Novel Writing Month, that lovely insanity … Continue reading Monday Musings: NaNoWriMo, Here I Come!