Friday Review: The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger My rating: 2 of 5 stars This book was quite the sensation when it first came out, and has gotten many very positive reviews. I just can't understand why. I found it boring and tedious, with a one-dimensional plot that just restated itself over and over. The premise … Continue reading Friday Review: The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Wednesday Wanderings: Space Dust, Mars Flyover, Cardboard Robot Arm, and Things to Cheer You Up

This Berkeley Lab study maps the space dust in the Milky Way. It's important for a lot of research, but it's also just cool to look at: Space Dust And in another space related link, this 3D flyover of Mars took three months to put together. And it was done by hand: Mars Flyover Here's … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Space Dust, Mars Flyover, Cardboard Robot Arm, and Things to Cheer You Up

Monday Musings: I Feel Almost Professional

I got a set of business cards and promo cards designed and printed recently. I think they look pretty good! I have to thank the BaldMan for helping me out with them. I worked out the basic idea I wanted, and he made them look very, very pretty! So, now, when I am talking to … Continue reading Monday Musings: I Feel Almost Professional

Friday Review: The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon

The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon My rating: 4 of 5 stars George is sinking. His job is on the line, and he has no idea how to save the big presentation his team has to make, since they are at odds with … Continue reading Friday Review: The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy by Jon Gordon

Wednesday Wanderings: Goddamn Working Dog, Pharaoh Statue Unearthed, Maps for Download, and Jumping Robot

Okay, if any of you know working breed dogs, like border collies and the like, you will appreciate this little song. If you don't, trust me, it is 100% accurate! (Also contains some NSFW language): Goddamn Working Dog Archaeologists in Cairo have discovered a massive statue buried in the mud: Cairo Statue Seventy-one thousand hi-res … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Goddamn Working Dog, Pharaoh Statue Unearthed, Maps for Download, and Jumping Robot

Friday Review: Just A Geek by Wil Wheaton

Just a Geek: Unflinchingly honest tales of the search for life, love, and fulfillment beyond the Starship Enterprise by Wil Wheaton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Okay, I admit it- As big a fan of Star Trek: The Next Generation as I was, I was never much of a fan of Wesley Crusher. To … Continue reading Friday Review: Just A Geek by Wil Wheaton

Wednesday Wanderings: New Web Site for Me, Art from Old Tires, The Wave Sandstone Formation, and New Frog Looks Like Kermit

The first link I'm going to share is-- mine! We have a new domain, a new look, and a new beginning. If you've bookmarked the site, your old one should still work, but you might want to change it. And please bear with me while I work out the inevitable kinks. I hope you like … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: New Web Site for Me, Art from Old Tires, The Wave Sandstone Formation, and New Frog Looks Like Kermit

If April showers bring May flowers,

What do March snows bring? I 'm not sure, but it better be good. Anyway, have a video of the feeding frenzy at the birdfeeders today. Mostly bluebirds and goldfinches, with a purple finch or two.   Meanwhile, the snow keeps falling. The gusty wind predicted hasn't started yet. If you don't need to go … Continue reading If April showers bring May flowers,