So, it's like day 4,732,356 of the Quarantimes, isn't it? I don't know, I have lost count. I'm lucky if I can remember what day of the week it is. Who am I kidding? Most days, I have to look at the day/date on the computer to know. Are they running together for you, too? … Continue reading Monday Musings: Rain, Rain, Go Away
My rating: 3 of 5 stars In this final installment of the Divergent trilogy, Tris and Tobias (Four to the Dauntless) and their group of friends venture out of the dystopian Chicago that has been their world for all of their lives. They finally discover the truth behind the faction experiment, and must decide where their … Continue reading Friday (Late) Review: Allegiant (Divergent #3) by Veronica Roth
After snow two days last week, a bit of warmer weather has returned. The dogwood in front of our townhouse is blooming nicely, and the daffodils are blooming. Let's hope it stays around this time! We are still under the stay at home restrictions due the COVID-19 pandemic. I realize people are getting antsy and … Continue reading Monday Musings: It’s Spring Again!
My rating: 4 of 5 stars With the last of the Shannara novels slated to land this fall, I decided I should probably try to catch up on the series. I have most of the books, but have fallen behind on reading them. I am trying to remedy that now. This is the first in … Continue reading Friday Review: Bearers of the Black Staff (Genesis of Shannara #1) by Terry Brooks
My rating: 3 of 5 stars Okay, so this book isn't going to provide much in the way of new and brilliant insights into the ways we can defeat our own selves when we get stuck in a familiar mindset. If you look closely, each of the seven chapter headings/affirmations here are things that we … Continue reading Friday Review: Unf*ck Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Life by Gary John Bishop (Audiobook)
I'm 65. Funny, it doesn't feel much different than 64. And even under the coronavirus (or coybote virus, as Lambeau sees it) restrictions, it won't be different than any other birthday. The BaldMan made my birthday dinner on Sunday. (Scampi, if you are interested.) Since his birthday is at the end of the week, and … Continue reading And Just Like That-
Another week, and we are still on lockdown. Most of the medical experts are saying that, here in the US, we should hit the surge for the COVID-19 infections in the next two weeks. We are being strongly urged to stay even more isolated than before. Which means the recommendation right now is that, for … Continue reading Monday Musings: Checkin’ In