Friday Review: It’s November!

Yes, it is. And that means it it NaNoWriMo time. That's National Novel Writing Month for those who are unaware. I am doing NaNo this year, which means I am spending most of my time writing. Reviews may be a bit spotty this month, since trying to get 50K words in 30 days does end … Continue reading Friday Review: It’s November!

Wednesday Wanderings: Alexa Meets Big Mouth Bass, Climate Change Report, Restoring An Old Painting, and National Geographic Photos

Okay, I guess it was just a matter of time. The Alexa/Big Mouth Billy Bass hybrid!: Alexa Bass The news isn't good on climate change, this report says: Climate Change This restoration of a centuries old painting is incredible: Restoration And let's do another National Geographic slide show of awesome photos: National Geographic Photos ============================================================ … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Alexa Meets Big Mouth Bass, Climate Change Report, Restoring An Old Painting, and National Geographic Photos

Friday Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) by Elizabeth Peters Audiobook

Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters My rating: 4 of 5 stars Amelia Peabody is a strong-willed, independent woman of the Victorian age. She has lived with and cared for her father, a scholar who passed on his love of history, and particularly, Egypt to his daughter. Upon his death, Amelia inherits his fortune … Continue reading Friday Review: Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) by Elizabeth Peters Audiobook

Tuesday Tales: Halloween 2017

My Halloween story this year is a ghost story. But it is a short ghost story that is suitable for the entire family, including young children. Andy is a very small ghost with a bit of a problem: he can't boo properly. When older ghosts make fun of him, Andy flies off, determined to prove … Continue reading Tuesday Tales: Halloween 2017

Friday Review: Well of Ascension (Mistborn #2) Audiobook by Brandon Sanderson

The Well of Ascension: Book Two of Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Lord Ruler is dead, his thousand year reign ended and the kingdom freed from his brutal tyranny. But the Survivor, Kelsier, is also dead, and it is up to Vin, Elend Venture, and the rest of Kelsier's … Continue reading Friday Review: Well of Ascension (Mistborn #2) Audiobook by Brandon Sanderson

Friday Review: (TV) New Fall Shows We’ve Watched

As usual with the new Fall TV season, we added some of the new shows to our "try it and see" list. They were picked mainly by the previews that were shown leading up to the premieres, and by online chatter. Also as usual, some have been hits and some have been misses. Others are … Continue reading Friday Review: (TV) New Fall Shows We’ve Watched

Wednesday Wanderings: We Are Not a Simulation, The Last Jedi Hints, and Nat Geo Photos of the Day

Sorry this is posting so late. I am off by a day this week, probably since I took that sick day on Monday, and I was thinking today was Tuesday. But, better late than never, right? So, let's wander around the interwebz for a bit, shall we? It seems the sci-fi trope that we are … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: We Are Not a Simulation, The Last Jedi Hints, and Nat Geo Photos of the Day