We were shopping at BJ's Wholesale club a couple weeks ago, and they had a bin of sale DVDs. We looked through them, and found all of the Jurassic Park movies (except, of course, the one that just came out). We bought them. Hey, for $5 each, why not? And, of course, then we had … Continue reading Friday (Movie) Review: Jurassic Park: The Mega-Watch
I finally finished the first revision on Two's Company, the sci-fi space opera novel I have been working on this year. As of right now, I am planning on releasing it in December. I'll be telling you more about it, and blogging some excerpts in future weeks. As we get closer to December, there might even be … Continue reading Monday Musings: Achievement Unlocked- Revision One Finished!
Operation Hail Storm by Brett Arquette My rating: 2 of 5 stars Marshall Hail is a billionaire with a mission. His wife and twin daughters were killed in the terrorist attack known as The Five. Since then, he has combated his loneliness and depression by vowing to use his fortune to develop advanced technology that … Continue reading Friday Review: Operation: Hail Storm by Brett Arquette
In case you needed more reasons to love Tom Hiddleston: Hiddleston Love Edit: I have been notified that the above link may not work from a cell phone. You might try this link instead. Seems to work better on mobile devices. Tito's isn't just a good vodka, they are helping find good homes for dogs, … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Tom Hiddleston, Tito’s and Dogs, and Mars Rover Selfie
I have spent most of this year working on finishing the draft and doing a first revision of a novel that I plan on releasing in December. It's a sci-fi space opera thing called Two's Company. It has spaceships, artificial intelligences, corporate plotting, a wise-cracking heroine, a fist fight or two, and a save the day just … Continue reading Monday Musings: Space Opera? Why, Yes.
Lyme Disease. We all know about it, and we all hate those ticks that carry it. This is an older article, and yes, it's got a clickbait head, but it still has some interesting information about a vaccine for Lyme and why it is not available for you: Lyme Vaccine One of the biggest roadblocks … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Lyme Disease Vaccine Controversy, Marketing and Writers, Recycling Troubles, and Your Weekly Awwww
We had a nice, relaxing weekend. Saturday was grocery shopping and errands, as usual. This week, it seemed to go by quickly. Not needing a whole lot at the grocery stores helped, of course. We also picked up some gardening supplies, and a few more plants. I had to replace one of the calabrachia in … Continue reading Monday Musings: Weekend Doings
I've been doing these Friday reviews for a while now. The ones here date back to 2013, and I was doing some reviews on my old blog site before that. Since everyone approaches reviews differently, I thought I would take a few minutes today to outline how I rate and review the things I do. … Continue reading Friday Review: Reviewing My Review Process
I really do hope this ends up in a museum and not someone's front hall: Dinosaur Skeleton Auctioned "Beauty, eh?" (With sincere apologies to all the Canadians out there. I love you, I love your country, but sometimes, you just gotta): Iceberg The New Horizon spacecraft has spotted dunes made of ice on Pluto: Dunes … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Dinosaur Skeleton Auctioned, Icebergs in Canada, Ice Dunes on Pluto, and Ghost Towns Around the World
You may have seen this article floating around the writer-verse lately: Amazon and ARC Reviews It seems Amazon has been cracking down on reviews of things, not only books, that are received free in exchange for a review. In one way, I understand the issue. Since Amazon has existed, the pay-for-reviews system has, as well. … Continue reading Monday Musings: Oh, Amazon, Why You Be Like This?