Wednesday Win (For You)

Since we all are- or should be- practicing good social distancing and staying home as much as possible, some of us may find ourselves with more time to catch up on our reading. To support this, Smashwords is currently running an Authors Give Back promotion to encourage people to read more, and maybe find some … Continue reading Wednesday Win (For You)

Monday Musings: Behind Closed Doors

Like pretty much everyone, we are under the shadow of the COVID-19 virus. We are fine here, but we are following the recommendations to stay at home as much as is possible, limit contact with other people, washing hands, and practicing social distancing. I know it's what has to be done, but it all feels … Continue reading Monday Musings: Behind Closed Doors

Monday Musings: Life, the Universe, and, Oh, Boy, Everything

I have been a bit MIA here lately. I know. I am sorry. It was "stuff" and we all know how that goes. A week ago last Thursday, I had to take the BaldMan to the emergency room for another bout of cellulitis in his leg. This time, the right one. The others have been … Continue reading Monday Musings: Life, the Universe, and, Oh, Boy, Everything

Friday Review: Becoming Superman: My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood by J. Michael Straczynski

My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow. What a fascinating book. Fans of TV science fiction will know Straczynski as the creator and scriptwriter of Babylon 5 and Sense8, as well as the Ron Howard-Clint Eastwood movie, The Changeling. He has also worked in TV animation and comic books. Now, he is telling his own … Continue reading Friday Review: Becoming Superman: My Journey from Poverty to Hollywood by J. Michael Straczynski

Friday Review: Wanderers by Chuck Wendig

My rating: 4 of 5 stars Hundreds of people are being afflicted by a strange malady. One day, they simply leave whatever they are doing and begin walking. No one knows where they are going because they appear to be sleepwalking. They can't be waked, they don't speak, eat, or drink; they simply walk on … Continue reading Friday Review: Wanderers by Chuck Wendig

Whatever Wednesday: Random Stuff Around Here

February is the worst month, as far as I am concerned. It seems to go on forever. It's often cold, but you know the warm weather is not far off and that just makes it seem colder. Many February days are gloomy, cloudy, and gray. Makes me want to just nap through the whole month, … Continue reading Whatever Wednesday: Random Stuff Around Here

Friday Review: The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman (Audiobook)

My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a mash-up retelling of the fairy tales Sleeping Beauty and Snow White. In it, a young queen is preparing for her wedding, about which she has reservations. She is made aware of a spreading sleeping sickness that is fast approaching her borders. With three Dwarves as companions, … Continue reading Friday Review: The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman (Audiobook)

Monday Musings: Games, Poke, a Groundhog, Writing, and a Book for You

(Those of you not in the USA or who are not football fans can skip the first paragraph.) This was kind of a weird weekend. We didn't watch any football on Sunday. It was the Pro Bowl, and honestly, we gave up watching that one a few years ago. It's just a big media foofra … Continue reading Monday Musings: Games, Poke, a Groundhog, Writing, and a Book for You