It seems like overnight, all the trees have filled out with leaves. It's good to see all the green out there. Even if something that is growing right now is wreaking havoc with my allergies. It looks like most of what we planted last year is coming back nicely. A couple things I am not … Continue reading Leaves, Everywhere!
Month: April 2023
Friday Review: The Necessary Beggar by Susan Palwick
My rating: 4 of 5 starsWhen one of the family is accused of murdering his lover, a highborn woman who was living her year of being a Mendicant (a beggar, revered in this society and believed to provide blessings and forgiveness to those who help them), the laws of Lemanbuntunk require that the entire family … Continue reading Friday Review: The Necessary Beggar by Susan Palwick
I have been slacking again, I know. But, really, there isn't much new going on and I have felt kind of stressy lately. I don't know why that is, either. On most fronts, things are at a holding point. The BaldMan's chemo is ongoing. He just finished the third of six treatments last week. He's … Continue reading Catching Up
Friday Review: Heartless (Parasol Protectorate #4) by Gail Carriger
My rating: 4 of 5 starsBack from her adventures on the Continent and reconciled with her werewolf husband, eight-months-pregnant Alexia Tarabotti has no time to rest, even with the immanent birth of her "infant inconvenience". The ghost in Madame Lefoux's workshop, near poltergeist stage, has revealed a plot to assassinate Queen Victoria. Never one to … Continue reading Friday Review: Heartless (Parasol Protectorate #4) by Gail Carriger