Just a quick note to say that I am taking a break from And So On for the next week. I am going to enjoy the holidays, today's snow, and all the food, family, and fun the goes with this time of year. I hope your holiday season, whatever you celebrate or have celebrated, is … Continue reading Holiday Break
Welp, it's running right quickly down to Christmas Eve and Christmas, and then the beginning of the New Year. The house is mostly decorated, with just a couple more things to get set up. We got a tree last week. It's pretty, if a bit short, but it is very, very full. Hanging ornaments is … Continue reading Ho, Ho, Ho, and All That
We had to say good-bye to our eighteen-year-old cat, Amber (or Bambi, or Bamber, as she was also known). We've known since spring that she was battling advanced kidney disease. It finally caught up with her. She stopped eating, and had lost more weight (and she was only a bit over 5 lbs. to begin … Continue reading And Another One Gone
My rating: 4 of 5 starsThis Victorian era novel has all the hallmarks of a classic story of the era: family pressures, secrets, daughters who rebel, if quietly, at the strictures placed on females, and, of course, romance. There are politics afoot, manor houses for the wealthy, and all the trappings of Victorian society. It's … Continue reading Friday Review: Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton
It's been a while since there was an update, hasn't it? And I have no real excuse. Just lazy and not taking the time to sit and write something up. My bad! So, today I am going to run down what's been happening around here. Thanksgiving: It was a good day. There were only five … Continue reading What’s Going On?
My rating: 2 of 5 starsIt was free, so I decided to check it out. As an independently published author, it can be difficult to juggle all the hats you have to wear, and the marketing one is (I suspect) almost everyone's least favorite. So, when I saw that this book claimed to give advice … Continue reading Friday Review: Getting Reviews Marketing Your Book – Reaching Bloggers Podcasts Radio TV and More! (Author’s Essentials Series 14) by Lisa Shea