Two newly discovered triceratops relative had some weird horns: Horned Dinosaurs There is a wreck of a US Navy DC-3 in Iceland that has become a kind of pilgrimage site. Here's one person's story and pictures of the eerily beautiful wreckage: DC-3 Wreck Do you like a Bloody Mary with your Sunday brunch? I do, … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: New Dinosaurs with Odd Horns, DC-3 Wreck in Iceland, Bloody Mary, and Evil Packaging
My short story, "Feed My People", is available now on Smashwords. It should be available on most other e-book sites (Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Kobo, etc.) within the next few days. It is not available on Amazon. You can download it on Smashwords in Kindle format. Oh, and did I mention that it is FREE? … Continue reading Feed My People: It’s Live! And It’s Free!
Why, yes, it is. I wouldn't want to live without it, really. I depend on my cell phone, my desktop and laptop computers, tablet, home control stuff, and other things a lot. Life would be- well, not impossible, but less convenient without all the tech around me. So, yes, technology is grand. Except when it … Continue reading Monday Musings: Ain’t Technololgy Grand?
I am a bit behind on reading right now, and have gone through the small backlog of reviews, so I got nothing for today. I'll give you a few pretty pictures from around here, taken over the last few days, in place of a review, okay? Have a lovely weekend. We will resume our regular … Continue reading Friday Review: Isn’t. So, Here, Have Some Pretty Pictures Instead
Ever tried doing your own drywall? End up hating joint compound with a passion? Yeah, many can relate. Maybe if we could all do this, we'd feel differently (but I'd still hire someone else to put up the drywall first!): Drywall Art And still another from boredpanda, need a drinking buddy but everyone you know … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Drywall Art, Wine for Cats, SFF Dads, and a Song for the Arctic Ocean
I'm writing this on Sunday, which is Father's Day here in the USA. It's the day we set aside to honor the fathers in our lives, and to thank them for all they have done, and do, for us. It's a bittersweet day for me, and more especially this year. My Dad died in 2012. I … Continue reading Monday Musings: Father’s Day
First Light by Jeffrey Cook My rating: 3 of 5 stars It is the early 1800's, the Napoloenic Wars are over, and two wealthy British gentelmen make a bet based on a series of books in which the author claims to have traveled to some of the most unknown (at the time) places in the … Continue reading Friday Review: Dawn of Steam: First Light by Jeffrey Cook with Sarah A. Symonds
I never knew Massachusetts had it's own "Bermuda Triangle". Nor did I know so much cool stuff exists in that area: Massachusetts Mystery Triangle Umm, guys? We all need to get behind this so that it becomes real: MST3K Legos Sunday is both a full moon (and a Blue Moon) and the Summer solstice, something … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Massachusetts “Bermuda Triangle”, MST3K Legos Could Happen, Full Moon and Solstice This Month, and An Unusual Sailing Companion
Yesterday, we went to the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, MA for an appearance and book signing event with Terry Brooks. For those who may not know, Terry is a fantasy author. His best known series is the Shannara books, which, with the new release this year, has twenty-five titles in it. He also wrote … Continue reading Monday Musings: Terry Brooks Book Signing Event
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer My rating: 3 of 5 stars Yes, it's a kids' book. Middle grade, I believe, although I am no expert on categorizing children's books. Hey, I have a lower grades book on my reading list, too. If it intrigues me, I'm going to read it. And the thing that intrigued … Continue reading Friday Review: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer