Wednesday Wanderings: Is the Human Mind Bound by Physics?, Scottish Castles, New Discoveries at Pompeii, and Animated Film “Alike”

Scientists are proposing an experiment to determine if the human mind is bound by physics: Bell Test for Human Mind Planning a visit to Scotland? And a fan of medieval castles? Here's a list of 10 to visit while you are there: Scottish Castles When Mt. Vesuvius erupted, it covered the city of Pompeii in … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Is the Human Mind Bound by Physics?, Scottish Castles, New Discoveries at Pompeii, and Animated Film “Alike”

Friday Review: The Collapsing Empire (Interdependency #1) by John Scalzi

The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Interdependency is the group of far-flung habitats that humanity has established throughout space. They are connected by the Flow, an anomaly of physics somewhat similar to a river, that allows faster than light transport along its currents. Those currents have been known … Continue reading Friday Review: The Collapsing Empire (Interdependency #1) by John Scalzi

Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive (Yo-Yo Files #2)

The middle of June is coming up fast! And that means the release date for┬áSnake's Alive is coming up just as fast. The series is urban fantasy, with a humorous slant. Here's the short description of the series in general: The Yo-Yo Files Johnny is a demon-chaser, one of a select group of humans entrusted … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: Snake’s Alive (Yo-Yo Files #2)

Wednesday Wanderings: Day Trips in MA, Free Fashion Books, Star Wars Quotes, and Robotic Projects

This one is for the local folk. These are some nice day trips you can take in Massachusetts, whether you are a resident or visitor: Eleven MA Day Trips These are not only a good resource for the writers here, but might be interesting reading for history and fashion enthusiasts: Free Fashion Books Back on … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Day Trips in MA, Free Fashion Books, Star Wars Quotes, and Robotic Projects

Friday (Movie) Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

5 of 5 stars Finally got to see it this week. As so many have said, if you liked the first one, you will love this one. I'm going to talk about it a little, but fair warning: ******MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD****** Okay. The story basically is the Guardians are hired to protect some fancy batteries … Continue reading Friday (Movie) Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Thursday Teaser: The First Story

The second in my urban fantasy series, "The Yo-Yo Files", is (right now) scheduled to go live mid-June. The title is "Snake's Alive". Here is the blurb for it: Things have been quiet. No demonic possessions, no otherworldly intrusions, nothing. And then Lucifer shows up in Johnny's living room, claiming that two archangels are missing, … Continue reading Thursday Teaser: The First Story

Wednesday Wanderings: Lifesaver Lightning, Spacewalk, Whale Photos, and Oldest Photos of New York City

We have all heard that biting into a wintergreen Lifesaver makes lightning, right? Well, here's a slo-motion video of that effect- called triboluminescence- that is quite cool: Lifesaver Lightning Here's some looped video of an actual spacewalk by ISS astronauts. "Planet Earth is blue..": Spacewalk Some really gorgeous photos of whales of all types: Whales … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Lifesaver Lightning, Spacewalk, Whale Photos, and Oldest Photos of New York City

Monday Musings: Another Week Goes By

Without a lot of Spring-like weather. It's been teasing us- the mornings started out nice and sunny and pretty, then a couple hours later, the clouds move in and it is gray and overcast the rest of the day. The temps haven't been very nice, either. This weekend has been rainy and chilly. The weather … Continue reading Monday Musings: Another Week Goes By