The Hubble telescope has recorded what may be major activity under Jupiter's moon Europa: Water Plumes on Europa (Which is all well and good, but I can't help thinking of 2010: "ALL THESE WORLDS ARE YOURS, EXCEPT EUROPA.ATTEMPT NO LANDING THERE.USE THEM TOGETHER. USE THEM IN PEACE." Maybe we should just leave well enough alone?) … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Europa Plumes, Secrets Under Paintings, Real Life Transformer, and Cat Bouncing!
Our youngest grandson turned one last week. His party was yesterday. We ordered a gift for him through Amazon, and it was scheduled to arrive at our house on Saturday. No problem, right? Especially since Amazon is usually so very good at this stuff. Well, this time, not so much. The order status was "Shipping … Continue reading Monday Musings: Shipping SNAFU, and Deep Thinking
If you are a fan of British Isle folk songs, you will enjoy these. (It's also pretty good advice.): Making Light Here's a short gag reel from "Captain America: Civil War," full of giggles and cursing. (Hey, you try to say "Ms. Maximoff manipulates molecular..."!): Gag Reel This cave in Romania has been isolated for … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Lessons from British Folk Songs, Civil War Gag Reel, Ancient Cave, and Bad Lip Reading NFL
I missed the Monday post yesterday. It was a long weekend, and I decided to make Monday a recovery day. I barely touched the computer at all, and didn't have the mindset to write up a blog post. It was a chili weekend again- or, as I was calling it in my head, The Magical … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: Weekend Wrap-Up
Against the Light by Dave Duncan My rating: 3 of 5 stars The Woodbridge family are worshippers of the Mother, an old faith that has been supplanted by the Children of the Light. The followers of the old faith are endowed with various talents which enable them to influence the actions of others, seem invisible, … Continue reading Friday Review: Against the Light by Dave Duncan
There's a fair bit in here that I don't understand fully, because, well, physics is hard. But it's an interesting idea and it proves there is still a lot to learn out there: Time Crystals Here are images of Jupiter's North and South poles taken by the Juno spacecraft: Jupiter's Poles America's first lighthouse turns 300: … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Time Crystals, Jupiter, Boston Light Turns 300, and Well, You’ll See
First, I would like to tell you that it is a perfectly lovely day here today! The sky is blue, it is not 90 bajillion degrees with a million percent humidity, and I have windows open all over again. Aahh! Last Monday was Labor Day. It was quiet here. Actually, we had a nice, quiet … Continue reading Monday Musings: Nice Weather, Holiday Weekend, Fantasy Football, and Writing Updates
I do the Goodreads reading challenge every year. It's not a set list or anything like that. You just decide how many books you want to read this year, and then track them at the site. The way I work it is, I set a goal, and if I reach that goal by the end … Continue reading Friday Review: My Reading Challenge
Which would be my usual Wednesday post. Of course, I spent most of yesterday thinking it was Thursday, and I didn't have to do a blog post. Not sure when I thought I did the Wednesday Wanderings, but there it is. I blame it on the Monday holiday. I mean, yeah, I like a long … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: I Think I Missed Something
This is what Labor Day looks like at my house. I hope yours looks similar. Or, if you do have to work, hope you get at least some of this in.