Wednesday Wanderings: Goddamn Working Dog, Pharaoh Statue Unearthed, Maps for Download, and Jumping Robot

Okay, if any of you know working breed dogs, like border collies and the like, you will appreciate this little song. If you don't, trust me, it is 100% accurate! (Also contains some NSFW language): Goddamn Working Dog Archaeologists in Cairo have discovered a massive statue buried in the mud: Cairo Statue Seventy-one thousand hi-res … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Goddamn Working Dog, Pharaoh Statue Unearthed, Maps for Download, and Jumping Robot

Friday Review: Just A Geek by Wil Wheaton

Just a Geek: Unflinchingly honest tales of the search for life, love, and fulfillment beyond the Starship Enterprise by Wil Wheaton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Okay, I admit it- As big a fan of Star Trek: The Next Generation as I was, I was never much of a fan of Wesley Crusher. To … Continue reading Friday Review: Just A Geek by Wil Wheaton

Wednesday Wanderings: New Web Site for Me, Art from Old Tires, The Wave Sandstone Formation, and New Frog Looks Like Kermit

The first link I'm going to share is-- mine! We have a new domain, a new look, and a new beginning. If you've bookmarked the site, your old one should still work, but you might want to change it. And please bear with me while I work out the inevitable kinks. I hope you like … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: New Web Site for Me, Art from Old Tires, The Wave Sandstone Formation, and New Frog Looks Like Kermit

If April showers bring May flowers,

What do March snows bring? I 'm not sure, but it better be good. Anyway, have a video of the feeding frenzy at the birdfeeders today. Mostly bluebirds and goldfinches, with a purple finch or two.   Meanwhile, the snow keeps falling. The gusty wind predicted hasn't started yet. If you don't need to go … Continue reading If April showers bring May flowers,

Monday Musings: I (Almost) Wish My Friends Would Stop Recommending Books To Me

Not all of them, of course. There are those I trust to tell me about books that I not only might enjoy, but that will also be readable. Not because I already have too many books to read. Impossible. I have decided that I cannot die until I read all the books on my tbr … Continue reading Monday Musings: I (Almost) Wish My Friends Would Stop Recommending Books To Me

Friday Review: Dream Stalker (Talented Book 1) by Amy Hopkins

Dream Stalker by Amy Hopkins My rating: 3 of 5 stars Emma is a half-blood, the daughter of a Talented and a mortal. She is caught between both worlds, as are most half-bloods in this alternate London. Half-bloods are rejected by the full Talented as not equal to them, and the full mortals don't really … Continue reading Friday Review: Dream Stalker (Talented Book 1) by Amy Hopkins

Wednesday Wanderings: Last Jedi Trailer, Shy Octopus, Oldest Dwelling in UK, and Scale Model Solar System

A trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released: Last Jedi Trailer If this little dumbo octopus doesn't make you smile, there may be no hope for you: Dumbo Octopus This stone dwelling is the oldest house yet discovered in the UK and is surprisingly intact, including stone furniture: Ancient Stone Dwelling These … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Last Jedi Trailer, Shy Octopus, Oldest Dwelling in UK, and Scale Model Solar System

Monday Musings: Winter Is Back, Dog Toys, Writing Updates, Garden Plans, and Yes, Folks, I Am Cooking Chili Again (Just Once)

I would have to say that March has come in like a lion this year. After all the nice weather we had just a short while ago, the last few days have been cold and colder. We even had a dusting of snow last night. Today was in the teens with winds that froze your … Continue reading Monday Musings: Winter Is Back, Dog Toys, Writing Updates, Garden Plans, and Yes, Folks, I Am Cooking Chili Again (Just Once)