Monday Storytime: Five and Daemon, Part Four

This should have gone up yesterday, but we were without internet for almost three days, so I was stuck. A day late, but here is part four.   Five and Daemon, Part One Five and Daemon, Part Two Five and Daemon, Part Three     Five and Daemon by M.A. Kropp Part Four Fran offered … Continue reading Monday Storytime: Five and Daemon, Part Four

Too Much Peace of Mind (Meg Brown Mysteries #2) by Joshua L. Cejka

My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the second in the Meg Brown Mysteries series of shorts. Like the first, it is an entertaining, quick read. Meg is a homicide detective with the Minneapolis Police Department. In this installment, she finds herself on a plane to Phoenix to help with a homicide involving a … Continue reading Too Much Peace of Mind (Meg Brown Mysteries #2) by Joshua L. Cejka

Wednesday Wanderings: Alan Rickman Squeaks, Martini Facts, The Velociraptor Pose, and Back Stretches

We all love Alan Rickman, right? That lovely, velvety voice that just makes you want to listen to him talk? This may well be Alan Rickman like you have never heard him before: Rickman and Fallon Do you like martinis? Well, here are some fun facts about that famous cocktail: Martini Facts By now, we … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Alan Rickman Squeaks, Martini Facts, The Velociraptor Pose, and Back Stretches

Monday Musings: On Deciding to Author Publish My Stories

If you are a writer these days, you can't help but realize that the landscape is changing. In the Old Days, you wrote a story, you submitted it to publishers, you got rejected a bunch of times, and eventually, (assuming the story was any good) someone accepted it, and you got published. There wasn't much … Continue reading Monday Musings: On Deciding to Author Publish My Stories

Wednesday Wanderings: FFVII, Frozen Falls, Statue of Liberty, and Useless Websites

Here's a small bit of news on the Final Fantasy VII remake. Will it be the same game? Maybe not. It's all very vague right now, but it looks like some things beyond just prettying up the graphics will change: FFVII When the temperatures plummeted this past winter, Niagara Falls took on a whole new … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: FFVII, Frozen Falls, Statue of Liberty, and Useless Websites

Monday Promo: Circle Unbroken Teaser Number Two

Here's another little excerpt from the upcoming novel: “Kaili, we are ready to begin. Sylvia, will you be our Water tonight, please?” The girl’s eyes lit up and she nodded solemnly to Laira. “Very good.” They walked to one side of the gazebo where a small wooden table stood. A double ring of gold was … Continue reading Monday Promo: Circle Unbroken Teaser Number Two

Friday Review (TV): Aquarius

We started watching this (or at least I did) because, well, David Duchovny. I have to admit, I am having a hard time getting into it, and, unfortunately, he's one of the reasons. I am finding I can't relate to or really care about his character. Those of you who know me, know I am … Continue reading Friday Review (TV): Aquarius

Wednesday Wanderings: Glass-Winged Butterfly, Star Trek Alphabet, Old Chalkboards, and Sci-Fi Quotes

The glass-winged butterfly has to be one of the coolest butterflies there is. Here are 15 pictures of this pretty insect: Glass-Winged Butterfly Here's an alphabet book for Star Trek fans to start their children off right. I was a bit disappointed that R was not for Redshirt, though: Star Trek Alphabet When they removed … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Glass-Winged Butterfly, Star Trek Alphabet, Old Chalkboards, and Sci-Fi Quotes

Monday Musings: Garden Woes, Doggy Road Trip, and Progress Report

I am having the worst problem with birds in the garden this year. I always have a lot of birds around. I have feeders and a birdbath. I like them. But for the first time, this year they have been gobbling the seeds I plant as fast as I can get them in the ground. … Continue reading Monday Musings: Garden Woes, Doggy Road Trip, and Progress Report

Friday Promo: Excerpt from “Circle Unbroken”

I plan on publishing this novel in August, so I thought I'd give you a little excerpt today. The novel is science fiction, with a good dose of ritual magic tossed in. Here's the blurb: Kaili left her home world five years ago to take part in telepathic communications experiments in hyperspace. The people of … Continue reading Friday Promo: Excerpt from “Circle Unbroken”