Well, since last week was the Week of the Cold, here are some weird cold remedies from around the world: Weird Cold Remedies Researchers looking for evidence of the Lake Van monster in Turkey found something else when they dove into the water: a 3000 year-old castle: Lake Van Castle Does our solar system have … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Weird Cold Remedies, 3000 Year Old Castle In Turkish Lake, Ninth Planet in Solar System, and Thor Live
Oh, look- the world is still out there! And all you lovely people, too. Hello! I know I have been MIA for a week or so and I apologize. Our family Thanksgiving was November 17 this year, due to scheduling, which seems to get more interesting every year. We had out of town company, as … Continue reading Monday Musings: And She Rose, Blinking, Into the Light
I am woefully behind, to the tune of over 2200 words! But that is mainly because our family Thanksgiving was last week, so that meant the usual no progress for a few days. So that means this week will be dedicated to catching up. Which I am sure I will be able to do. *fingers … Continue reading Tuesday Thoughts: NaNoWriMo and the rest of November
Yes, it is. And that means it it NaNoWriMo time. That's National Novel Writing Month for those who are unaware. I am doing NaNo this year, which means I am spending most of my time writing. Reviews may be a bit spotty this month, since trying to get 50K words in 30 days does end … Continue reading Friday Review: It’s November!
Okay, I guess it was just a matter of time. The Alexa/Big Mouth Billy Bass hybrid!: Alexa Bass The news isn't good on climate change, this report says: Climate Change This restoration of a centuries old painting is incredible: Restoration And let's do another National Geographic slide show of awesome photos: National Geographic Photos ============================================================ … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Alexa Meets Big Mouth Bass, Climate Change Report, Restoring An Old Painting, and National Geographic Photos
We had to say good-bye to one of the ElderCats on Saturday. Miss Ginger (aka Binger, aka Boogie) just couldn't fight the cancer any longer. She had stopped eating and drinking, and while she would move from room to room, she was not a happy kitty. She was 13, so she had a good life … Continue reading Monday Musings: RIP, Ginger
Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters My rating: 4 of 5 stars Narrated by Barbara Rosenblat Amelia Peabody is a strong-willed, independent woman of the Victorian age. She has lived with and cared for her father, a scholar who passed on his love of history, and particularly, Egypt to his daughter. Upon his death, … Continue reading Friday Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) by Elizabeth Peters Audiobook