Wednesday Wanderings: Earthquake Aftershock Predictions, New Horizons Photos Its Next Target, Naked Mole Rats, and Wedding Photobomber

Late, I know, but I did manage to finish the read through of "Two's Company" this afternoon. On to final revisions tomorrow! Meanwhile, let's see what's going on out there in the interwebz. Scientists are using an artificial intelligence to predict earthquake aftershocks. In the future, it may help to lessen the effects: Aftershocks New … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Earthquake Aftershock Predictions, New Horizons Photos Its Next Target, Naked Mole Rats, and Wedding Photobomber

Wednesday Wanderings: New Moons for Jupiter, Huge Plane May Carry Rockets to the Edge of Space, and NASA and SpaceX Agree to Test Fueling Rockets with Astronauts Aboard

Ten new moons have been discovered around Jupiter, bringing the total to 79: Jupiter Moons Is this bigger-than-huge plane the answer to getting rockets into space? Stratolaunch In more space news, NASA may be on the verge of allowing SpaceX to fuel rockets after astronauts are aboard: SpaceX ====================================================== Coming soon: Two's Company, a sci-fi novel in … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: New Moons for Jupiter, Huge Plane May Carry Rockets to the Edge of Space, and NASA and SpaceX Agree to Test Fueling Rockets with Astronauts Aboard

Friday Review: Winter by Marissa Meyer

Winter by Marissa Meyer My rating: 4 of 5 stars The conclusion to Meyer's re-telling of classic fairy tales in a futuristic setting is loosely based on Snow White. Princess Winter is loved and admired by all the Lunar people. She is beautiful despite the scars on her face, perhaps even more beautiful than her … Continue reading Friday Review: Winter by Marissa Meyer

Wednesday Wanderings: SpaceX Capsule Revealed, Steve Perry, Red Tide In Florida, and Oldest Pterodactyl Fossil in Utah

A group of reporters was invited to take a look at a mock-up of the SpaceX capsule that will fly astronauts next year: SpaceX This is interesting. It's been all over social media and rock music news. Nothing definitive, and as always, I will believe it when I hear it. (But this may just be … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: SpaceX Capsule Revealed, Steve Perry, Red Tide In Florida, and Oldest Pterodactyl Fossil in Utah

Sneak Preview: Two’s Company, Chapter One

My newest science fiction novel, Two's Company, is due to be available in December of this year. It's a space opera style sci-fi story, dealing with a plot to drive independent terraforming companies out of business so a mega-corporation can become a monopoly. It also has a heroine with an attitude, artificial intelligences known as Personalities, an … Continue reading Sneak Preview: Two’s Company, Chapter One

Friday Review: Heads In Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hussles, and So-Called Hospitality By Jacob Tomsky (Audiobook)

Heads in Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality by Jacob Tomsky My rating: 4 of 5 stars "Heads in Beds" is a memoir written by someone who spent a large part of his career in the high end hospitality industry. Starting out as a valet parker in New Orleans, Tromsky rose … Continue reading Friday Review: Heads In Beds: A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hussles, and So-Called Hospitality By Jacob Tomsky (Audiobook)

Wednesday Wanderings: Weird Planet with Auroras, Grain Free May Not Be Good for Your Dog, Duck with Many, Many Ducklings, and Metalheads On the Run

This rogue planet has an incredible magnetic field and some other unique qualities: Rogue Planet A lot of study needs to still be done, but it looks like "grain free" foods may not be good for your dog. It's not that dogs need grain, it seems they don't need the fillers being substituted and those … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Weird Planet with Auroras, Grain Free May Not Be Good for Your Dog, Duck with Many, Many Ducklings, and Metalheads On the Run

Monday Musings: Just A Quick Note

We had a busy weekend. Cook off on Saturday, visit with grandson and then a concert last night. Today, I am tired. I will have more thoughts on the weekend probably tomorrow, but for now I will leave you with this little video from last night. Enjoy! Beginnings ===================================================== Coming soon: Two's Company, a sci-fi novel in … Continue reading Monday Musings: Just A Quick Note

Friday Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

Circe by Madeline Miller My rating: 3 of 5 stars I am a sucker for anything to do with mythology, any mythology. So, when my youngest sent me this book for Mother's Day, I was very happy. In this novel, Miller takes on the tale of Circe, daughter of the Titan sun god, Helios, and … Continue reading Friday Review: Circe by Madeline Miller